Criminal Law

Suspect Faces Multiple Homicide Charges After Truck Driver and Florida Trooper Killed During Pursuit

A man accused of fleeing a traffic stop on a Florida interstate faces multiple homicide charges after a state trooper and semi-truck driver were killed during the ensuing pursuit, authorities said.

Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Fink, 26, was trying to apprehend a fleeing felon who was driving recklessly in St. Lucie County early Friday. The suspect refused to stop and led Fink on a pursuit, authorities said at a news conference Friday.

The suspect then made an abrupt turn and started driving in the wrong direction on the interstate, authorities said. Fink also turned around in an effort to apprehend him and warn other drivers, authorities said.

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