OCALA, Fla. - A Florida Highway Patrol trooper was injured Monday while escorting the family of a trooper who was killed over the weekend to the funeral home.
Trooper Chelsea Richard, 30, died this weekend when she was struck by a vehicle on Interstate 75 in Ocala.
On Monday, a trooper was escorting Richard's family to the funeral home when the patrol car was struck by another vehicle near the intersection of US-27 and County Road 466 in Lady Lake.
The trooper suffered minor injuries, authorities said.
Authorities said Richard was finishing up a two-car crash investigation on I-75 when a pickup truck veered off the road and struck her patrol car, killing her, and two others.
Richard leaves behind a 4-year-old son, a father in New York, and a mother in Charlotte County.