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State Patrol releases procession route to Kent from Silverdale for fallen trooper

Thursday morning’s procession to honor fallen Washington State Patrol trooper Tony Radulescu will begin at 7:30 a.m. at Kitsap Mall in Silverdale.

The procession will be led by Radulescu’s colleagues from the local State Patrol district office, followed by other law enforcement and emergency services personnel from Kitsap and neighboring counties, according to a State Patrol media release.

The route will move onto State Route 3 and then travel through the city of Port Orchard where Radulescu worked and lived.

The initial route is expected to be:

• Exit Kitsap Mall to SR 3

• Southbound SR 3 to Gorst/SR 16 Interchange

• Exit to Bay Street (SR 166) just south of Gorst

• Travel through the city of Port Orchard along Bay Street

• Turn left on  Port Orchard Boulevard

• Right onto Tremont Street West and back onto SR 16

The procession will continue on SR 16 eastbound to I-5 and south to SR 512. They will meet up with additional law enforcement personnel staged just off 112th Street on Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM) property.

The route for the family procession will leave Mountain View Funeral Home on Steilacoom Boulevard, Lakewood, at approximately 10:30 a.m. They will rendezvous with those staged at JBLM on SR 512 and proceed to the ShoWare Center in Kent and arrive at approximately 11:15 a.m.

The final leg of the procession route:

• Leave Mountain View Funeral Home onto Steilacoom Boulevard

• Left on South Tacoma Way

• Left on SR 512 East

• To SR 167 North

• Exit  onto SR 516 to West Willis Street

• Left onto Fourth Avenue South

• Left onto West James Street

• Arrive at front of ShoWare Center at 625 West James Street

There will be no procession following the service.

For the public’s safety, please do not to stop on I-5, SR 512 or SR 167 during the procession.

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