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Public funeral held for Austin police officer Andy Traylor

APD is hosting a funeral procession and service on Monday, Aug. 9.

AUSTIN, Texas — A fallen Austin Police Department officer was honored in a public funeral and law enforcement ceremony on Aug. 9.

Early Monday morning, a law enforcement funeral procession was held for Senior Officer Andy Traylor. The route began at Cook-Walden Funeral Home and ended at Shoreline Church.

A funeral service was then held at the church following the procession. His family and fellow officers spoke about him at his public funeral.

Live: Funeral for fallen Austin Officer Andy Traylor 

After the funeral, Officer Traylor received full law enforcement honors. Watch here:

Traylor died Saturday, July 21, after he was involved in a crash with a tractor-trailer just days before.

RELATED: APD officer dies after car crash while responding to an emergency call

The crash took place around 2 a.m. Wednesday, July 28, on FM 969 near Decker Lane. A tractor-trailer was making a U-turn when the officer crashed into it. He was responding to an urgent call.

Officer Traylor leaves behind a wife and five children, ranging in age from two to 15. He served with the APD for nine years.

On Monday, Aug. 2, Austin Cops 4 Charities announced it had already raised more than $55,000 for the Traylor family. The organization is accepting donations for the family on its website, AustinC4C.com.


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