Traffic Advisory for Police Funeral Procession

Friday's escort for Officer Sean Callahan will pass by Lassiter High School and onto Blackwell Road in Northeast Cobb.

Cobb County Government has issued a traffic advisory related to Friday's funeral and burial for slain Clayton County Police Officer Sean Callahan.

The funeral begins at 11 a.m. Friday at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, 955 Johnson Ferry Road in East Cobb.

The escort is expected to leave the church around noon. Vehicles will drive along Woodlawn Road north to Johnson Ferry Road, continuing north on Johnson Ferry, then turning on Shallowford Road westbound.

From Shallowford, the motorcade will turn left (westbound) onto Blackwell Road. Blackwell becomes Chastain Road, which becomes McCollum Parkway. The procession will continue to Cobb Parkway northbound and into Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Memorial Park, located at 2950 Cobb Parkway North in Kennesaw.

Callahan, who was 24 and a rookie officer on the Clayton force, died Tuesday after being shot while answering a domestic dispute at a motel. He was a 2006 Lassiter High School graduate and his family resides in Kennesaw.


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