Authorities say that Cocoa Beach resident Joseph Thompson was killed Thursday night when he was struck by a vehicle. The 76 year old Thompson was trying to cross 6th Street at South Orlando Avenue in Cocoa Beach when his mobility scooter was hit by a 2005 Toyota driven by another Cocoa Beach resident, Luke French. WESH.com states that Thompson was rushed to a nearby hospital but that he died of his wounds. The accident remains under investigation and at this point no charges have been filed.
Everyone at the law offices of Philip DeBerard Injury Attorney extend our condolences to everyone involved in this tragedy. Motor-vehicle involved accidents like this often result in death or serious injury.