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: With Face Masks No Longer Mandated For Those Who Are Vaccinated, Business Owners Navigate Uncertainty
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: COVID In Colorado: Governor's Office Lifts Face Mask Mandate For Those Who Are Vaccinated
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: COVID In Colorado: Excitement Builds As Children Ages 12-15 Begin To Get Pfizer Vaccine
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