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Procession underway from Boise to Emmett, for Emmett Marine killed in helicopter crash

Procession for Capt. Moulton as seen on I-84 at Five Mile Rd.
Idaho Marine Killed in Helicopter Crash
Posted at 10:08 PM, Feb 21, 2024
and last updated 2024-02-22 18:14:01-05

EMMETT, Idaho — A procession is underway for Marine Capt. Benjamin Moulton from Emmett, Idaho.

Procession for Emmett Marine as seen on Eagle Rd.
Procession for Emmett Marine as seen on Eagle Rd. Photo: Idaho Transportation Department

Capt. Moulton will be laid to rest on Thursday, February 22nd.

Capt. Benjamin Moulton was a CH-53E helicopter pilot commissioned in the Marine Corps on March 29, 2019, before being promoted to

Captain on August 1, 2023.

He died in a helicopter mishap on February 6, 2024, along with four other Marines based at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California.

The plane carrying Capt. Moulton is expected to arrive at the Boise Airport around 3 p.m.

Following a ceremony, a processional will accompany Captain Moulton's journey from the Boise Airport and should arrive between 4:30 and 5 p.m. at Emmett City Park, where there will be a ceremony.

The route is as follows:

- West on I-84 from S. Vista Ave (exit 53)

- North on Eagle Rd/Hwy-55 (exit 46)

- West on State St/Hwy-44

- North on Emmett Hwy/Hwy-16

- North on S. Washington Ave

- East on E. Main St/Cascade Rd, concluding at Emmett City Park

Star Police have requested that vehicles not stop on State Highways 16 or 44 to ensure the safety of all observers.