It was not your usual funeral procession in Paradise, Texas. Dogs panted as they trotted into the church at the sides of their handlers. And the memorial service was often interrupted by a bark or growl.
Police are still investigating what led up to a crash that ended with a funeral escort officer dead.
Mourners holding U.S. flags gone limp from a light rain crowded streets and highway overpasses in North Texas on Tuesday to watch the funeral procession for slain former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle.