Motorcycle deputy dies 2 days after crash
Aug. 22, 2018
ORANGE PARK, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida motorcycle deputy has died two days after a crash with a truck.
Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels announced during a news conference that Deputy Ben Zirbel died at a hospital late Tuesday. He had been left in critical condition after the Sunday crash.
Officials say Zirbel had been working traffic patrol in Orange Park when a truck pulling a utility trailer turned in front of him.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.