Funeral services still pending for fallen Abilene police officer

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Funeral arrangements are still pending for fallen Abilene police officer Detective Elise Ybarra. 

The Abilene Police Department told the media that final decisions on her memorial and burial services could possibly be made before noon on Tuesday, and as soon as everything is in place, they'll provide an update. 

Detective Ybarra was killed in a crash involving two other Abilene police detectives on August 6, 2017.

The trio was headed to a Crimes Against Children conference in Dallas when their vehicle, driven by Detective Ybarra, was struck by a pickup on Interstate 20 in Clyde.

Detective Ybarra was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash. The two other detectives, Detective Chris Milliron and Detective Robert Collins, were transported to the hospital and are expected to survive their injuries.

Anyone who wishes to leave donations benefiting the husband and 10-month-old baby girl of Detective Ybarra can get more information at this link


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