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Photos: Family, first responders say goodbye to Detective Ben Campbell at trooper’s funeral

Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
A flag is presented to Hilary Campbell, wife of Maine State Police Detective Ben Campbell, following Campbell's funeral service at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland.

Approximately 3,000 people filled the Cross Insurance Arena for Detective Ben Campbell’s memorial service in Portland on Tuesday. The state trooper was killed Wednesday when two wheels detached from a passing logging truck and one hit the officer on the side of Interstate 95 in Hampden, where Campbell was helping a motorist who’d gone off the road in that morning’s snowstorm.

Read the full story about Detective Campbell’s funeral here.

Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Thousands gathered to honor Maine State Police Detective Ben Campbell on the day of his funeral service at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland.
Mary Schwalm | AP
Mary Schwalm | AP
Members of the Maine State Police stand during the funeral procession for Maine State Police detective Ben Campbell Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Portland, Maine. Campbell was helping a motorist last week when he was struck and killed by a wheel that had dislodged from a logging truck.
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Maine State Police troopers greet the casket of Detective Ben Campbell before his funeral service at the Cross Insurance Arena.
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Motorcycle police dismount their motorcycles after lining them up on Center Street in Portland for the funeral of Maine State Police detective Ben Campbell.
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Maine State Police troopers escort Hilary and Everett Campbell before Detective Ben Campbell's funeral service at the Cross Insurance Arena.
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Maine State Police troopers greet the casket of Detective Ben Campbell before his funeral service at the Cross Insurance Arena.
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Maine State Police troopers greet the casket of Detective Ben Campbell before his funeral service at the Cross Insurance Arena.
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Maine State Police troopers escort the casket of Detective Ben Campbell into the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
An honor guard guides the casket of Maine State Police Detective Benjamin Campbell into the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Tuesday.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
An honor guard guides the casket of Maine State Police Detective Benjamin Campbell into the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Tuesday.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
An honor guard guides the casket of Maine State Police Detective Benjamin Campbell into the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Tuesday.
Mary Schwalm | AP
Mary Schwalm | AP
The casket of Maine State Police detective Ben Campbell rests at the front of the Cross Insurance Arena during a Law Enforcement Tribute, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Portland, Maine. Campbell was helping a motorist last week when he was struck and killed by a wheel that had dislodged from a logging truck.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Hilary Campbell, widow of Maine State Police Detective Benjamin Campbell, is supported by two troopers as she leaves the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Tuesday.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Maine State Trooper Caleb Adams salutes the casket of his fallen comrade Detective Benjamin Campbell the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Tuesday.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Maine State Trooper Brian Hink folds the flag that was draped over his fallen comrade Detective Benjamin Campbell's casket outside the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Tuesday.
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
A flag is presented to Hilary Campbell, wife of Maine State Police Detective Ben Campbell, following Campbell's funeral service at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland.
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Hilary Campbell sits with the flag presented to her after the funeral service for her husband, Maine State Police Detective Ben Campbell, after the funeral service for him at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Tuesday.
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
Linda Coan O'Kresik | BDN
The casket of Maine State Police Detective Ben Campbell is displayed outside the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland following his funeral service.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Maine State Troopers escort the casket of Detective Benjamin Campbell outside the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Tuesday.

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