By | January 12, 2021

Brian LaVigne cause of death – Brian LaVigne dead : obituary – funeral – tributes

How did Brian LaVigne die? Cause of death

Hillsborough County deputy, Corporal Brian LaVigne, 54, was killed in a crash involving a suspect, Travis Zachary Gabriel Garrett, 28, Monday evening, January 11, 2021 in the Brandon area. Corporal Brian LaVigne answered a call for backup and approached the area Garrett was reported to be.

  • Date of death: January 11, 2021
  • Age: 54-year-old
  • Cause of death: vehicle crash

The sheriff said it appears Garrett saw LaVigne’s cruiser, changed course to cross two lanes of traffic at a high rate of speed, and rammed his car into the driver’s side of LaVigne’s cruiser.

LaVigne was unconscious and trapped in his cruiser. Despite efforts to get LaVigne out of his cruiser and get him help, he was pronounced dead at Tampa General Hospital, Chronister said.

LaVigne was a 31-year veteran with the sheriff’s office and had one more shift before beginning his retirement. LaVigne is survived by his wife and two daughters, one of whom is also a Hillsborough County sheriff’s deputy.

Brian LaVigne Obituary, funeral arrangement, any GoFundMe page

The family are yet to make public the obituary and funeral arrangements.

We are unable to confirm if a GoFundMe was created by the family/friends of the deceased at the time of this publication.

This post will be updated with more information as they are made available and public.

Brian LaVigne tributes

Family, friends and loved ones of the deceased have taken to their social media pages to share tributes, kind words and prayer.

Our best wishes and love to the deceased’s family and friends.

Doug Holland wrote;

Praying for Hillsborough County Sheriff’s department and the family and friends of Corporal Brian LaVigne. Such a tragic loss. Folded handsFolded handsFolded handsFlag of United StatesFlag of United StatesFlag of United States

HCSO wrote;

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of HCSO Master Corporal Brian LaVigne, killed in the line of duty on Monday, January 11, 2021. While assisting his fellow deputies on a call for service, an individual fleeing from deputies struck his vehicle, taking his life.

Haley Hinds FOX 13 wrote;

My heart breaks for Master Corporal Brian LaVigne, his family and the HCSO family. My love and prayers are with all of them. The husband and father was set to retire this week after a 31-year career with the Sheriff’s Office.

USFPD Tampa wrote;

Chief Chris Daniel and staff send our heartfelt prayers to HCSO in the loss of one of their deputies, Master Corporal Brian LaVigne. We also send condolences to the family of Corporal LaVigne.

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