A North Las Vegas Police detective who was injured in a car crash Friday afternoon died early Saturday morning, according to the department.
The crash happened at Martin Luther King Boulevard and W. Carey Avenue around 2 in the afternoon. A wrong way driver, traveling south in the northbound lane on MLK, crashed into the detective's car. A third car behind the detective was also involved.
North Las Vegas Police posted the following message on their Twitter page at 3:21 a.m.
"It is with a heavy heart we announce the passing of our detective. Thank you for your continued love and support."
The detective's name has not been released.
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