On Friday, February 2, 2024, Trooper Zachary Fink was killed in the line of duty at the age of 26. Trooper Fink died a hero while protecting his community from danger. Trooper Fink served the State of Florida as a Florida Highway Patrol Trooper with the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles for three years. He leaves behind his parents and high school sweetheart, to whom he recently proposed. He lived a life of service and will be remembered for his passion to make his community a safer place.
To honor the memory of Trooper Zachary Fink and his service to our state, I hereby direct the flags of the United States and the State of Florida to be flown at half-staff at the St. Lucie County Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles in Port St. Lucie, Florida, the St. Lucie County Courthouse in Fort Pierce, Florida, and the City Hall of Port St. Lucie, Florida, from sunrise to sunset on Monday, February 12, 2024.