Tour of Duty: 4 years
Badge Number: 120
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle
Date of Incident: Friday, September 4, 1998
Weapon Used: Automobile
Suspect Info: Not available
Officer Fischer was struck and killed by a pickup truck while
investigating the scene of an earlier accident on I-95, at Exit 92,
involving a Volusia County deputy sheriff. While Officer Fischer was
standing next to his motorcycle a pickup truck drifted onto the shoulder
and struck him and the motorcycle, throwing him down a 5-foot
embankment. He was pronounced dead on the scene. The deputy involved in
the initial accident, and a Florida Highway Patrol trooper, were also
injured in the accident.
Officer Fischer had served with the Daytona Beach Police Department for
4 years. He is survived by his expectant wife, who gave birth to a boy.