LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Los Angeles Police Department officer injured in an on-duty traffic collision several years ago died Sunday following surgery related to the crash, police said today.
Esmeralda Ramirez was 49.
“She passed away over the weekend after a surgery related to an on- duty traffic collision that occurred in 2015,” according to an LAPD statement.
“She joined the department in 2008 and was a valued member of Pacific Division, where she worked in a variety of assignments. Her commitment to her follow officers and this department is only eclipsed by the love she had for her family.”
Details of the crash were not immediately available.
Ramirez is survived by her three adult children.
An autopsy was pending.