FRISCO, Colo. (AP) – A procession in honor of a Flight for Life helicopter pilot killed last week is heading up Interstate 70.
An ambulance with lights flashing headed west on the highway Thursday toward Frisco as a Flight for Life helicopter flew above in advance of Friday’s memorial service for Patrick Mahany. Before leaving the Denver area, the procession passed workers gathered outside St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood. On I-70, firefighters, EMTs and others waiting on overpasses saluted as the procession passed.READ MORE: 47-Year-Old Woman Inside Aurora Home Killed When Shots Are Fired At It From Car Outside
The Summit Daily News reports it will end at St. Anthony Summit Medical Center Thursday and then continue on to the Dillon Ampitheatre on Friday for the memorial service.READ MORE: Wildfire Sparks In Ptarmigan Wilderness Above Town Of Silverthorne
Mahany, a 64-year-old decorated Vietnam veteran, was killed Friday when his chopper crashed shortly after taking off from the hospital in Frisco.MORE NEWS: Hector Frias-Chavarria Sentenced For Drunken & Deadly Road Rage Crash
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