RICHARDSON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — Loved ones have gathered at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church for Dallas police officer Jacob Arellano’s funeral.
Arellano, 25, was killed while driving himself to work last Tuesday.
Police said he was driving northbound on Spur 408 at West Kiest Boulevard when he was struck by a suspected drunk driver going the wrong way. That driver.
Arellano has been a member of the Dallas Police Department since June 2019. He was assigned to Northwest Patrol Division.
He is survived by his parents, girlfriend and eight-month-old son. He is also survived by his brother, who is also a Dallas police officer.
The funeral is set to begin at 11 a.m.