FHP Sergeant Hit And Killed On I-75

Gainesville, Fla. (970 WFLA)- A Florida Highway Patrol Sergeant died over the weekend after getting hit by a motorist in Alachua County. 

 30-year veteran and Master Sergeant William Bishop was hit along northbound I-75 near mile marker 403.  He died at UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville. 

Bishop was responding to the scene of a crash when another crash occurred near him and he was hit. FHP issued a statement that read in part, quote, "every member at the department of highway safety and motor vehicles is grieving with Sergeant Bishop's family during this horrific time."

Photo Credit: Florida Highway Patrol

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