NC police officer dies after vehicle crash while investigating robbery, officials say

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Investigators say a Greensboro police officer died Saturday night after being involved in a car crash.

The incident happened while the officer was attempting to locate a suspect as part of a robbery investigation, officials said.

UPDATE: Officials identify NC policeman killed in crash while responding to robbery

Greensboro police say two officers were transported to a local hospital where one died. The second officer is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash happened near South Elm Eugene Street and Webster Road. A street off Webster Road called Sails Way was also blocked by police.

No other details were available late Saturday night.

The investigation is still ongoing.

UPDATE: Officials identify NC policeman killed in crash while responding to robbery

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