ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– A celebration of life service is planned for Friday to honor a Colorado State Patrol officer killed in the line of duty. Trooper William Moden died last week while investigating a rollover crash.

William Moden (credit: Colorado State Patrol)

The service begins at 11 a.m. Friday at the Denver First Church of the Nazarene. There will be a procession along Hampden Avenue before the service.

Moden was killed when a driver hit him while he was investigating a separate crash on the interstate near Byers.

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The stretch of Interstate 70 in Arapahoe County where Moden was killed was scheduled to be shutdown as investigators try to figure out what happened. The closure planned in the eastbound lanes between Peoria Street and Deer Trail starting at 8 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. Thursday has been postponed.

Additional Resources

Colorado State Patrol asks those looking to donate to Trooper Moden and his family to donate to the Colorado State Patrol Family Foundation and select the Moden Family Fund.

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