Belton police: Three in Chris Kyle funeral procession hurt in crash

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Belton police: Three in Chris Kyle funeral procession hurt in crash

6:45 p.m. update: Two people who were taken to the hospital after a crash on Interstate 35 in Belton on Tuesday morning were at the front of the Chris Kyle funeral procession riding with Patriot Guards, city spokesman Paul Romer said. He said, however, that there has been no confirmation that they were Patriot Guards.

Two people were taken to Scott & White Hospital in Temple, Romer said, adding they were alert and conscious.

At least one other person had minor injuries.

Romer said that the two people taken to the hospital were from the McLennan County area.

Earlier:

Two people in the funeral procession for former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle were taken to the hospital after a crash on Interstate 35 on Tuesday morning, according to Belton police.

The crash occurred around 11 a.m. near the Tahuaya Road exit in south Belton.

A third person was injured, but was not taken to the hospital.

Police said that the people hurt were riding on two motorcycles, but they did not release their conditions or the cause of the crash.

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