Driver dies five days after being injured in head-on crash in Norfolk

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WVEC.com

Posted on April 24, 2013 at 1:06 PM

Updated Wednesday, Apr 24 at 1:06 PM

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NORFOLK - The driver of car that collided with a Norfolk police car last week has died of his injuries.

Police say 24-year-old Maxwell Alexander Salzman was badly hurt, his passenger, Karoline D. Johnson, died at the scene. That Friday was her 21st birthday and she'd been celebrating, family said.

Salzman's car crossed the median on Tidewater Drive and struck the officer's car head-on around 4:30 a.m.

Police say the officer was driving south in the 6200 block when the Honda crossed into the officer's path.

Johnson's sister said Karoline will donate her organs. 

"My sister was against drinking and driving, which is why she let her friend drive her car after going out to celebrate her birthday, " Kendall Johnson said. 

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