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Why was 217 closed on Sunday

Around 2pm on Sunday, all traffic was stopped on 217 southbound for some type of motorcade? Does anyone know who was in town? The local press doesn't seem interested in reporting news.
Around 2pm on Sunday, all traffic was stopped on 217 southbound for some type of motorcade? Does anyone know who was in town? The local press doesn't seem interested in reporting news.

Motorcade Reason 08.Oct.2007 10:55

IN THE KNOW

It was a funeral procession for a Soldier KIA in Iraq.