Funeral Services for Texas State Trooper Killed in Fiery Weekend Crash
POSTED: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 8:44am
UPDATED: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 10:36am
EL PASO — Funeral arrangements have been scheduled for Trooper Javier Arana Jr.
The viewing will take place on Thursday from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church, located at 10000 Pheasant. A vigil/rosary will begin at 7 p.m.
The funeral mass will be at 1 p.m. Friday, also at Holy Trinity Church. The burial will follow immediately after at 2:30 p.m. at Fort Bliss National Cemetery.
Trooper Arana was killed early Saturday morning while responding to a pursuit call. A pickup slamed into his patrol car on Joe Battle near Bob Hope. The car burst into flames and Arana died at the scene.