Oct. 30, 2020
Houston police department to escort fallen officer , Sgt Harold Preston to his burial place in Athen
Houston police department will accompany the remains of one of it,a fallen leader officer, Sgt Harold Preston to his place of rest , in the place of his birth in the town of Athens Texas.
Police Chief Acevedo, HPD Commanders to Escort Fallen Sergeant Preston to Athens, Texas.
Beginning at 9 a.m. TOMORROW (Saturday, October 31), Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo, HPD commanders, and officers will escort the body of fallen Sergeant Harold L. Preston from Texas Southern University to his final resting place in North Athens Cemetery in Athens, Texas.
A private burial service will be held at 2 p.m.
Media are encouraged to share the route with the public, should any want to honor Sergeant Preston along the way. The procession will depart from Texas Southern University parking lot S-1 at 9 a.m.
The route is as follows:
Depart Texas Southern University, 3600 Blodgett Street
Blodgett Street (eastbound) to Scott Street
Left turn (northbound) onto Scott Street
Left turn (northbound) onto Gulf Freeway (South Interstate Highway 45)
Left merge (northbound) onto North Freeway (North Interstate Highway 45)
Arrive in Spring, Texas- approximately 9:30 a.m.
Arrive in The Woodlands, Texas- approximately 9:40 a.m.
Arrive in Conroe, Texas- approximately 9:55 a.m.
Arrive in Willis, Texas- approximately 10:10 a.m.
Arrive in Huntsville, Texas- approximately 10:35 a.m.
Arrive in Madisonville, Texas- approximately 11 a.m.
Right exit toward State Highway 21 West / U.S. Highway 190
Right turn (eastbound) into Buc-ee’s parking lot at 205 North Interstate Highway 45, Madisonville, Texas