Created on Monday, 14 January 2013 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
TROTWOOD, Ohio (AP) — First responders in western Ohio are honoring a veteran police officer who was killed in a traffic crash last week.
Funeral services for 59-year-old David Yaney were scheduled for Monday morning. He was a 33-year veteran of the Trotwood police department in suburban Dayton.
Other agencies were expected to patrol the city, so that Trotwood officers could be in attendance.
Yaney's pickup truck drove off an Englewood road, hit a guardrail and went airborne into a creek just before dawn on Wednesday. Divers were called to recover the body.
WDTN-TV reports (http://bit.ly/TV7UbQ ) fire engines, medics, and police cruisers packed a parking lot on Sunday where Yaney's visitation was held, and hundreds turned out for the service.
Yaney, a Trotwood native and Vietnam veteran, joined the city's police force in 1979.