Tue February 12, 2013
Photos: The Chris Kyle Funeral Procession Arrives in Austin (Update)
Update: The funeral procession of Chris Kyle arrived in Austin around noon. Crowds of watchers lined Interstate 35 and the Texas State Cemetery with flags and signs.
The procession was escorted by a motorcade which included 200 motorcycles, motor coaches, police cruisers, military personnel and first responders.
At least two Patriot Guard Riders who were riding ahead of the procession on its way to Austin were involved in an accident near Bell County according to Texas Department of Public Safety officials. They remain hospitalized.
Former Navy SEAL and "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle will be buried in Austin today.
Kyle was murdered Feb. 2 by a troubled veteran he was trying to mentor. Around 7,000 people attended his public funeral service at Dallas Cowboys Stadium yesterday. A 200-mile procession starting in Midlothian, Texas has made its way to Austin, where Kyle will be buried at the Texas State Cemetery.
KUT News is compiling a timeline of photos and updates on the procession via Storify, which you can see below. Kyle's motorcade is expected in Austin before noon. You can view a map of Kyle's funeral procession online.
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