Funeral arrangements made for Broward deputy killed in crash

Posted at 1:01 PM, Jul 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-27 13:01:25-04

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Funeral arrangements have been made for a Florida deputy who died in an on-duty traffic crash.

A Broward Sheriff's Office news release says a viewing is scheduled for Deputy Benjamin Nimtz on Wednesday evening at Fred Hunter's in Hollywood, and a service will follow the next morning at Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale.

Authorities say Nimtz had his lights and siren activated as he headed to a domestic violence call in Deerfield Beach last weekend. The patrol SUV collided with a pickup truck in an intersection. The other driver's injuries weren't life-threatening.

Sheriff's officials say Nimtz had been with the department since March 2018.