Monday, February 22, 2021 7:35 AM EST
By The Associated Press, AP
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A funeral service is set for a 30-year-old Pinellas County Sheriff’s deputy who was struck and killed by a drunken driver leading authorities on a high speed chase. The public service for Deputy Michael Magli will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Idlewild Baptist Church followed by an outdoor ceremony. Magli was killed Wednesday while deploying stop sticks used to puncture tires. The truck driven by the man deputies were chasing hit Magli.. Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said 33-year-old Robert Allen Holzaepfel was driving under the influence and on a suspended license when he hit the deputy.