WATCH: Motorcade for fallen Florence officer travels along I-26 in Charleston

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CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – Florence County Sheriff’s Office investigator Farrah Turner passed away Monday, just weeks after a shooting in Florence’s Vintage Place neighborhood.

On October 3rd, eight law enforcement officers were wounded when 74-year-old Frederick Hopkins opened fire during at a home on Ashton Drive in Florence County.

Sgt. Terrence Carraway was killed in the shooting.

The morning of October 22nd, Turner was still recovering in an area hospital. Her mother, Katie Godwin, released a statement saying her daughter remained in critical condition and had both feet amputated nearly a week ago.

Just hours later, news broke that Turner had passed away. Her body was transported so MUSC in Charleston for an autopsy.

Upon release of her body, Lowcountry law enforcement officers formed a motorcade to escort the fallen officer from downtown Charleston to I-26 on their way back to Florence.

Vehicles pulled over along the busy interstate Tuesday afternoon as the motorcade passed to pay their respects and honor the fallen investigator.

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