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Puerto Rico officer involved in crash dies

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April 11, 2014

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Puerto Rico officer involved in crash dies

Officer Down: Marielis Morales-Santiago - [, Puerto Rico]

End of Service: 04/10/2014

By PoliceOne Staff

PUERTO RICO — An officer in Puerto Rico died Thursday, six days after she was involved in a car crash, from the injuries she sustained.

According to ODMP, Agent Marielis Morales-Santiago and another officer were driving a department vehicle when another car struck them. Both officers suffered serious injuries from the accident.

Morales-Santiago served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for 14 years. She is survived by her three children and husband, according to the report. 

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