(KTLA) — A San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputy who was “violently attacked” and severely injured after a traffic collision on New Year’s Eve has died, authorities said.

Deputy Lawrence “Larry” Falce, 70, succumbed to his injuries Tuesday night, according to a statement from the Sheriff’s Department.

Falce was off-duty when he was involved in a minor crash on Kendall Drive and University Parkway in San Bernardino about 10:50 a.m. Sunday, investigators said. After the crash, both drivers stopped and made contact.

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