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Vehicle procession for slain detective expected to delay traffic

By , Columbian Assistant Metro Editor, and
, Columbian staff writer

Those driving on northbound Interstate 5 this morning should expect delays from the vehicle procession for slain Clark County sheriff’s Detective Jeremy Brown, according to the Washington State Patrol.

As many as 300 emergency vehicles from law enforcement and EMS agencies from around the state and neighboring states will participate in the procession.

The procession begins at 11 a.m. at Clark College in Vancouver and will enter I-5 from Mill Plain Boulevard. It will continue north to Exit 16 for ilani.

Northbound onramps between Mill Plain Boulevard and Exit 16 will be closed for the emergency vehicles, the State Patrol said.

Those wishing to view the procession should not congregate along I-5; it can be viewed from a number of overpasses along the route. Motorists who encounter the procession should pull over to the side of the freeway and stop until it passes.

Brown’s memorial service begins at 1 p.m. at ilani.

The public is invited to attend the service. Parking will be clearly marked. Photo and video will not be allowed inside ilani, except for media and those already designated by the Brown family.

The service will also be livestreamed and can be viewed at Vancouver Church, 3300 N.E. 78th St., Hazel Dell, or at