A Connecticut police officer who had been in a coma for more than a decade following a crash with another officer died Monday.
New Haven Police Officer Diane Gonzalez was involved in the high-speed crash while responding to a violent domestic dispute Sept. 9, 2008, the New Haven Register reports. The 13-year veteran collided with Sgt. Dario “Scott” Aponte, who pronounced dead at the hospital.
Gonzalez suffered a traumatic brain injury in the crash, falling into a coma. She passed away from her injuries 13 years later.
Gonzalez is survived by two daughters and a son.