BALTIMORE (WJZ) – A wake and funeral service will be held Tuesday morning for Keona Holley, the Baltimore police officer who died last month after she was shot on duty on duty.
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Holley, a 39-year-old mother of four, died on December 23 after being deprived of life support in shock trauma, a week after she was shot multiple times in the Curtis Bay neighborhood of Baltimore.
Two men – 31-year-old Elliot Knox and 32-year-old Travon Shaw – were arrested the next day after police linked them to the shooting through surveillance video.
The city’s police and transport staff assume that the official’s memorial service will affect traffic in the city center from Tuesday morning into the afternoon hours.
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The Ministry of Transport said that residents should expect delays from 7:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the following areas:
- Pratt Street between Paca and Light Streets
- Russell / Paca Street between Lee and Pratt Streets
- Sharp Street between Pratt and Conway Streets
- Howard Street between Pratt and Conway Streets
- Conway Street between Light Street and Howard Street
- Charles Street between Pratt and Conway Streets
To relieve traffic, the traffic department makes various adjustments to traffic in the area, including:
- Single lane closures along Howard Street north and south between Camden and Conway Streets (next to the median in both directions)
- Closing the right lane of Conway Street going west between Charles and Howard Streets
- Charles Street heading south will be closed to Conway Street
- Conway Street heading west will be closed to through traffic between Light and Howard Streets at 12:30 p.m. and will remain closed until hearses have cleared the area.
With Holley’s funeral for King Memorial Park in Woodlawn, Baltimore County Police say drivers should expect road closures and heavy traffic in the area on Tuesday afternoon:
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Details on the route of the funeral procession are given below:
- Interstate 95 South to Interstate 695
- Interstate 695 to Security Boulevard
- Security Boulevard to Rolling Street
- Rolling road to Windsor Mill Road
- Windsor Mill Road to Old Court Road
- Old Court Road to Dogwood Road