Officer James McWhorter was killed in a vehicle crash near the Agricultural Inspection Station on I-95 in Yulee, Florida.
He was crossing from the northbound inspection station to the southbound inspection station when his vehicle was struck by an oncoming pickup truck at about 8:30 pm. All of the occupants of the truck suffered non-fatal injuries.
Officer McWhorter had served with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services – Office of Agricultural Law Enforcement for 2-1/2 years. He is survived by his four children and fiancée.