Photo/Story Gallery 2014

In Memory of Trooper Chelsea Richard

Trooper RichardAmerican flag3 flying at half-mastIt is with a heavy heart that the Florida Highway Patrol announces the tragic death of Trooper Chelsea Richard. Trooper Richard was killed in the line of duty while working a crash on I-75 in Marion County.

Trooper Richard had served with the Florida Highway Patrol for nine years. Trooper Chelsea Richard began her career with the FHP as a graduate of the 111th recruit class in Tallahassee on January 12, 2006. She was assigned to Troop B – Ocala. At the time of her death, she was 30. She is survived by her grandparents, parents, a brother and her four year old son, Clayton.