The Victims Of A Fatal Vehicle Crash That Occurred Tuesday Morning Has Been Identified – Emily Wilcox, 19, and Casey Kilton, 38 has been identified as the victims of a fatal vehicle crash that occurred Tuesday morning. Both were from the unincorporated area of Cocoa. At 4:55 a.m. Tuesday, emergency dispatchers received a 911 call from a person reporting a crash resulting in a vehicle fire.
The two victims were trapped inside. Cocoa Fire Rescue extinguished the fire within minutes and attempted a rescue, but the victims were already deceased. CPD traffic homicide investigators and detectives responded.
The investigation has revealed the vehicle, a rented 2020 Jeep Cherokee driven by the male victim, was eastbound on SR 524 when it crashed into the back of a parked semi-tractor trailer that contained a load of apples. Detectives are working with family members of the two victims and attempting to determine the circumstances that may have contributed to the crash. The investigation remains active and ongoing.
We express our sympathy and deepest condolences to victims’ families today and in the days, weeks, months, and years that are to come as they cope with their passing. May their soul rest in peace.