One person was killed Wednesday in a crash on U.S. 1 near Grant

Florida Highway Patrol investigates crash.
Florida Highway Patrol investigates crash.

A 39-year-old Sebastian woman was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries Wednesday morning after another vehicle pulled out in front of her on Valkaria Road near Grant.

The other driver of the other vehicle, a 59-year-old woman from Malabar, was killed.

The crash occurred just before 8:00 a.m. when the deceased was at a stop sign on Valkaria Road, attempting to make a left turn to travel northbound on U.S. Highway 1.

The Sebastian woman, driving a 2021 Audi Q3, was traveling southbound on U.S. Highway 1 and stayed in her lane. FHP said the other driver pulled out in front of her, causing the crash.

The Malabar woman was pronounced deceased on the scene. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts. 

The Florida Highway Patrol told Sebastian Daily that the crash remains under investigation. 

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