Sheriff Al Lamberti of the Broward County Florida Sheriff ‘s Department advised that Deputy Christopher Schaub died Wednesday evening as a result of injuries he sustained in a motorcycle crash earlier in the day.

Deputy Christopher Schaub, 47, and a 22 year veteran was involved in the motorcycle crash about 2:20 pm.  Deputy Schaub was west bound on McNab Road near Andrews Avenue in Pompano Beach when collided head on with a Mercedes -Benz.

Deputy Schaub was flown by a Broward County Sheriff ‘s Department helicopter to Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale for treatment of his injuries. Sheriff Lamberti  advised that Schaub’s his heart stopped six times during surgery. He was pronounced dead at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday.

The other driver, was not injured in the crash but was taken to a local hospital as a precautionary measure.  The crash remains under investigation by the Broward County Sheriff’s Department Traffic Crash Reconstruction team.

Deputy Schaub’s son, Timothy is also a deputy with the Broward County Sheriff Department.

Deputy Sheriff Christopher Schaub, gone but never forgotten.

EOW: Wednesday, September 26, 2012

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