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Donation account set up for fallen Metro officer

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Officer David Vanbuskirk, 36, died on July 22, 2013 during a routine rescue of a hiker at Mt. Charleston. (LVMPD) Officer David Vanbuskirk, 36, died on July 22, 2013 during a routine rescue of a hiker at Mt. Charleston. (LVMPD)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Las Vegas Metro police announced Wednesday the creation of a memorial account in the name of a Search & Rescue officer who died this week.

Police said donations can be made to any Wells Fargo bank under account No. 6102. Proceeds go to the family of Officer David Vanbuskirk, 36, who died when he fell into a canyon, while coming to a hiker's rescue at Mt. Charleston.

Vanbuskirk served as a Metro Search & Rescue officer for 13 years, according to police.

The account was established by the Injured Police Officers Fund. For more information on the fund, you can visit helplasvegascops.com.

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