TITUSVILLE, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - Funeral services honoring Brevard County Sheriff's Deputy Kevin Stanton, were held on Friday at New Life Christian Fellowship Church in Titusville.
Afterwards, hundreds in the community gathered along a procession down Washington Avenue, before Deputy Staton was laid to rest at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.
"It's amazing to see how much this community love Kevin," said Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey. "He was born and raised in Titusville and went to Astronaut High School. He was quite a unique young man.
Stanton, 32, was killed on Interstate 95 last weekend when a semi truck's tire lost its treading, causing the driver of the truck to lose control and collide with Stanton's squad car, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.