Flags to fly at half staff in honor of fallen FHP trooper

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) Florida Governor Rick Scott has issued an order honoring the Florida Highway Patrol trooper killed in a deadly crash.

Governor Scott has ordered flags to fly at half staff in remembrance of Trooper Chelsea Richard, who was killed last weekend while working the scene of an accident on Interstate 75.

On Thursday, flags will be lowered to half staff from sunrise to sunset at the Ocala City Hall, the Marion County Courthouse, as well as all law enforcement and first responder facilities in Marion County.

Florida Highway Patrol facilities throughout the state will also honor Trooper Chelsea Richard by lowering their flags.