Public Condolences Offered Following Fatal Wreck
Former state senator Greg Evers was killed Aug. 21 after apparently missing a turn and running off the road officials said Tuesday. His wrecked vehicle was found in a creek in Okaloosa County.
Evers served in both the Florida House of Representatives (2000-2010) and the Senate (2010-2016). The Northwest Florida legislator was known as a staunch supporter of Second Amendment rights; his final campaign last year involved giving away an AR-15 rifle to a supporter.
Following the news of Evers death, public sympathies from fellow elected officials and others who knew the legislator have poured onto social media. Here’s a collection of a just a few from Twitter: