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Houston officer dies in squad car rollover

Officer Eydelmen Mani was conscious at the scene but died at an area hospital

Duty Death: Officer Eydelmen Mani - [Houston, Texas]

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HOUSTON — A Houston police officer died after he crashed his patrol car in north Houston on the way to a call, KPRC Local 2 reported.

Houston police said Officer Eydelmen Mani, 30, was on his way to assist another officer when he crashed into a guard rail on the North Freeway feeder road near Troy Road at about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Investigators said Mani's vehicle flipped, but it landed upright. Rescuers had to use the Jaws of Life to get the officer out of the vehicle.

Read more on KPRC.com.

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