Retired officer injured while escorting funeral procession on motorcycle

A former police officer was struck and injured by another driver in a funeral procession while escorting that procession in Killeen Monday morning. (RAW VIDEO from viewer Von Franklin)

A retired Temple Police officer, who was escorting a funeral procession on his personal motorcycle Monday morning, was struck and injured by another vehicle near 2nd Street and Jasper Road in Killeen.

Officers were dispatched to the scene around 9:17 a.m. Monday.

According to a KPD officer at the scene, the retired officer was riding along the procession route when a woman in the procession, who was driving another vehicle, decided to make a left turn in an effort to leave the procession and accidentally T-boned the retired officer's personal motorcycle.

The retired officer received extensive injuries to his left leg and was transported to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Temple, according to KPD.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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