Rider in procession involved in accident

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by WFAA

WFAA

Posted on February 12, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Updated Tuesday, Feb 12 at 3:50 PM

BELL COUNTY, Texas -- At least one Patriot Guard Rider riding ahead of former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle's funeral procession to Austin was involved in an accident Tuesday near Belton in Bell County.

It was unclear if a second Patriot Guard Rider was involved in the accident, which caused the procession to stop briefly on Interstate-35E north of Salado.

The rider's condition and identity are not known at this time.

The procession Tuesday will cover 200 miles from Midlothian to Austin. The motorcade includes military personnel and first responders in addition to the Patriot Guard Riders.

We are working with local affiliates to learn more at this time, and we will update as new information comes in.

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