ORLANDO, Florida-  WFTV reports an Orange County motorcycle deputy was hit and killed by a car Monday while working a perimeter in the search for the suspected gunman in the death of an Orlando police officer, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Authorities said Markeith Loyd, 41, is accused of fatally shooting Orlando police Sgt. Debra Clayton Monday morning numerous times at the intersection of Pine Hills Road and North Lane.

 

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