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Lining the procession route to honor Dep. Koontz

Posted at 6:13 PM, Mar 24, 2016

HOWARD COUNTY, Ind. -- The public is invited to line the funeral procession route Tuesday to honor fallen Howard County Deputy Carl Koontz. 

Koontz was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant in Russiaville, Indiana on March 20.

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His funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. at Northwestern High School. The procession to Albright Cemetery in Kokomo is expected to start around 2:30 p.m. 

The route of the procession will be: 

  • Northwestern High School, 3431 CR N. 400 W.
  • South on CR 400 West to SR 22
  • East on SR 22 to Dixon Road
  • South on Dixon Road to Markland Avenue
  • East on Markland Avenue past the Sheriff's Department to Washington Street
  • South on Washington Street to Lincoln Road
  • East on Lincoln Road to Albright
  • South on Albright to the cemetery at the corner of Albright and Alto

According to the Indiana State Police, the police procession could include over 500 police vehicles, dozens of other emergency vehicles, as well as the family and friends of Deputy Koontz. 

The NYPD stood guard over Koontz's casket, according to a non-profit group, Brotherhood NYC.

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If you are required to travel through any of the areas, you are asked to seek alternate routes. 

"On behalf of the Howard County Sheriff's Department, thank you for the incredible outreach of support, condolences and comfort during these most difficult times," a press release from Indiana State Police said. 

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