New Haven police officer Diane Gonzalez died Monday after a 13-year coma. (Photo: New Haven PD) -

New Haven police officer Diane Gonzalez died Monday after a 13-year coma. (Photo: New Haven PD)

A New Haven, CT, police officer who has been in a coma since being involved in a crash while answering a call in 2008, has died.

Officer Diane Gonzalez died Monday, according to New Haven police.

Gonzalez and Sgt. Dario "Scott" Aponte were responding separately to a report of a violent domestic dispute on Sept. 9, 2008, when their police vehicles collided, NBC reports.

Aponte was killed in the crash.

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