In Memoriam: Detective Chad Parque
Chief Alexander Perez of the North Las Vegas Police Department in Nevada sadly reports the death of Detective Chad Parque.
Det. Parque, 32, died as a result of injuries he sustained on the previous day. He had just left the North Las Vegas Criminal Justice building after testifying in court. As he was returning to the station when his departmental vehicle was struck head-on by a wrong way driver. He sustained critical injuries and was transported to the University Medical Center where he passed away about twelve hours after the crash.
— Rachel Aston (@Rookie__Rae) January 9, 2017
The 62 year old female driver of the vehicle that struck Detective Parque’s vehicle was also transported to the hospital with nonlife threatening injuries. The investigation into the cause of the crash continues as investigators attempt to determine why she was traveling in the opposing lanes of traffic.
— Nathan O'Neal (@NateNews3LV) January 9, 2017
Detective Parque is the first officer of the North Las Vegas Police Department to die in the line of duty since 1995 and the third in the history of the agency. Detective Parque served the Police Department for ten years. He is survived by his wife, children and siblings.
Detective Chad Parque-gone, but never forgotten. EOW: Saturday, January 7, 2016.
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