The Florida Highway Patrol reports that Susan Lynn Mesler, 53, of Barefoot Bay, was killed Sunday night while trying to cross US-1 in Sebastian in Indian River County.

Authorities say she was trying to cross US-1 from the west to the east when she was struck by a Ford Escape driven by Wendy Albey, 60, of Micco, Florida.

The accident occurred at 7:12 p.m.

Mesler was transported to Indian River Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Everyone at Deberard Injury Attorney has sympathy to all those impacted by this tragedy. Everyone should also understand that all members of the motoring pubic have a duty to operate their vehicles in a safe manner. In the case of a fatal accident where negligence is involved, a wrongful death suit may arise.

 

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