Driver killed in I-95 crash identified

FHP: Lawrence Schopler hit by 3 cars

Published On: Nov 21 2012 06:45:10 AM EST   Updated On: Nov 21 2012 05:36:22 PM EST

The Florida Highway Patrol identified the driver who was hit and killed on Interstate 95 south of Stirling Road on Wednesday morning.

FHP said Lawrence Schopler, 56, of Hollywood, lost control and hit the median in the northbound lanes about 4 a.m. He tried crossing the northbound lanes but was hit by three vehicles.

Schopler was pronounced dead when police arrived.

The northbound lanes were closed for about five hours.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call FHP at 954-837-4012.