Fire captain's funeral scheduled for Wednesday
Raleigh Fire Captain Jonathan Scott Nipper will be laid to rest Wednesday in Raleigh. He died last week in a head-on crash of U.S. Highway 15 South and Dixon Road in Oxford.Posted — Updated
Nipper was the captain of Engine 13 at Fire Station No. 1 in downtown Raleigh.
His daughter, 10-year-old Gracie Nipper, was also in the vehicle. She was taken to Duke University Medical Center in Durham where she was listed in fair condition Saturday.
Nipper had been with the Raleigh Fire Department for the past 15 years. He became captain three years ago.