A Houston-area police officer has died after his patrol car was struck by another vehicle as he responded to a call.
Pearland police say Officer Endy Ekpanya died Sunday at a hospital where he was transported following the accident.
A Pearland police statement says the driver of the second vehicle was transported to a hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening. Her name wasn't immediately released.
Authorities say Ekpanya, who joined the Pearland Police Department in 2015, was dispatched on a non-emergency call before dawn Sunday when his patrol car was hit. Officials say the second vehicle crossed over the middle lanes and struck the patrol vehicle.
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Further details weren't immediately released.
Pearland is 10 miles south of Houston.