Deputy Sheriff Benjamin LeMont ZirbelRest in Peace Bro…We Got The Watch
Clay County Sheriff's Office, Florida
End of Watch Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Tour 12 years
Cause Motorcycle crash
Incident Date Sunday, August 19, 2018
Deputy Sheriff Ben Zirbel succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash two days earlier at the intersection of Blanding Boulevard and Camp Francis Johnson Road.
He was traveling southbound on Blanding Boulevard when a pickup truck towing a trailer turned left in front of him. Deputy Zirbel was unable to avoid the vehicle and collided with the trailer. He was thrown from his department motorcycle and suffered serious injuries. He remained on life support until his organs could be donated.
Deputy Zirbel had served with the Clay County Sheriff's Office for 12 years. He is survived by his wife and son.
Nemo me impune lacessit
Day is done, Gone the sun, From the
lake, From the hills, From the sky. All is well, Safely rest, God is nigh.