The funeral for a Dallas police officer killed by a suspected drunken driver earlier this month was held Monday in Plano.
Dallas police Ofc. Mitchell Penton was responding to a crash on North Central Expressway at Walnut Hill Lane at about 1:45 a.m. Feb. 13 when a vehicle struck the back of Penton's squad car and pushed it into the officer.
Penton was taken to Baylor University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
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Penton's funeral was held at Prestonwood Baptist Church.