Orange County deputy on life support after suffering brain injury while training at gym
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - An Orange County deputy is now on life support after suffering a brain injury while training at a gym. On Monday, Deputy Michael Milmerstadt was reportedly off duty training at a gym when he "suffered a serious head injury."
The Orange County Sheriff's Office announced Milmerstadt’s grave condition in a tweet on Thursday evening.
"It is with deep sadness that we inform you Deputy Michael Milmerstadt’s family has said goodbye to him," the sheriff's office wrote on Twitter. "Mike remains on life support because it’s their wish that he provide a chance at life to others through organ donation."
A GoFundMe account was started, which has raised over $79,000 so far.
"He’s young in his early 30’s and this came out of nowhere," the GoFundMe stated.
Milmerstadt is a husband and a father to three boys.