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Nevada Highway Patrol mourns 7-year-old honorary trooper

Posted at 12:22 AM, Nov 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-06 03:24:48-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Honorary Nevada Highway Patrol trooper Abigial Arias has passed away.

The 7-year-old from Freeport, Texas lost her battle with cancer Tuesday morning.

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Abigail's one wish was to become a police officer, and she did that several times over. Many law enforcement agencies across the country granted her wish.

Abigail celebrated her seventh birthday with NHP in June.

NHP sent out a message on Twitter honoring their "little crime fighter" and sending prayers and love to her family.

Read the full tweet below:

This morning the Nevada Highway Patrol is heart broken to learn that Abigail, the little crime fighter from Freeport, Texas has passed away. Our thoughts are with Abigails family and the Freeport Police Department. Rest Easy Abigail, We’ll take it from here. #nhpsocomm