WILTON MANORS, Fla. (AP) — A medical examiner has determined that Wilton Manors Mayor Justin Flippen died of a brain aneurysm.
Officials say Flippen was on his way to Tuesday night's commission meeting when police received a call for medical assistance. Officers found 41-year-old Flippen unresponsive in his vehicle.
They began CPR and paramedics rushed him to a hospital, where he died. The city commission meeting began without Flippen and was abruptly adjourned a short time later.
Flippen was elected mayor in 2018. He had previously served on the city commission as well. City officials say a celebration of life is being planned.