The Florida Highway Patrol is preparing for the funeral of Trooper Chelsea Richard who was
killed in the line of duty on Saturday, May 3, 2014. The funeral is being held on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at the
First Baptist Church of Ocala. Certain roadways will be impacted during the funeral procession and traffic may
Traffic will be delayed for a brief time between NE 8th Avenue and Baseline Road on S.R. 40, then south on NE 25th Avenue to Maricamp Road. Traffic in and around the First Baptist Church of Ocala will also be impacted.
Motorists are urged to seek alternate routes between 12:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.
If traveling in the area during this time frame motorists need to be aware of slowing and stopped traffic and pedestrians.
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