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Miami-Dade Police Captain, Father of NFL Star, Killed in Broward County Crash

Capt. Tyrone White, father of New England Patriots running back James White, killed in Cooper City crash

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A Miami-Dade Police captain and father of a National Football League star was killed in a crash in Broward County Sunday that left two other people injured, officials said.

Broward Sheriff's Office officials said the crash involved two vehicles and happened around 1 p.m. in the 11800 block of Griffin Road in Cooper City.

When deputies arrived, they found one vehicle was flipped over and the other on fire, officials said. Two of the three victims were airlifted to a local hospital.

The third victim, identified as Miami-Dade Police Capt. Tyrone White, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was off-duty at the time, officials said.

White is the father of New England Patriots running back James White. He did not play in Sunday night's Week 2 game against the Seattle Seahawks.

Detectives say they are still investigating the crash. The conditions of the two hospitalized victims was unknown.

This is a developing story. Check back with NBC 6 on air and online for updates.

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