Mourners are gathering in Bangor at the Cross Insurance Center for the funeral of fallen Hancock County Deputy Luke Gross. Gross was killed on Thursday, Sept. 23, while responding to a one-car crash in Trenton.
From left: Inside the Cross Insurance Center, where a funeral for Deputy Luke Gross was held on Thursday, Sept. 30; Preparations under way for the funeral; Flowers are being set up around the cruiser of Deputy Gross. Credit: Linda Coan O’Kresik / BDN
Clockwise from upper left: Members of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office stand outside the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Sept. 30, 2021; Members of various County sheriff departments stand in formation waiting for the body of fallen Deputy Gross; A Maine State Trooper speaks with members of Maine law enforcement gathered for the funeral; State Police Troopers walk out of the Cross Insurance Center; Cadets file into the Cross Insurance Center. Credit: Sawyer Loftus / BDN
The procession carrying the body of fallen Deputy Luke Gross arrives at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Credit: Linda Coan O’Kresik / BDN
Clockwise from left: Officers carry the casket of Deputy Luke Gross; Officers salute at Deputy Gross’ funeral in Bangor; An officer wears a mourning band over their badge; The casket of Deputy Luke Gross at his funeral in Bangor. Credit: Linda Coan O’Kresik / BDN
Clockwise from left: The American Flag is folded to present to Lauren Gross during the “graveside service” for Deputy Luke Gross outside of the Cross Insurance Center Thursday in Bangor; Hancock County Sheriff Scott Kane presents Lauren Gross with the flag; The “graveside service” for Deputy Gross. Credit: Linda Coan O’Kresik / BDN
Correction: A previous version of this story misstated the town were Gross was killed.