Funeral services for fallen South Salt Lake Police officer will be Wednesday at the Maverik Center

(South Salt Lake Police Department) This photo provided by the South Salt Lake Police Department shows officer David Romrell. Romrell died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018 after being struck by a vehicle driven by a fleeing burglary suspect. The suspect was shot and killed by officers at the scene.

Funeral services for a South Salt Lake Police officer killed when he was struck by a car driven by a fleeing suspect have been scheduled for Wednesday at the Maverik Center.

Officer David Romrell, 31, and his partner were responding to a report of a burglary on Saturday when they confronted a suspect, Felix Anthony Calata, in his car. Calata accelerated, striking and killing Romrell before he was himself shot and killed by police.

A public viewing is scheduled for Wednesday from 9-10:30 a.m. at the Maverik Center, at 3200 Decker Lake Drive in West Valley City. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m.

A procession to Larkin Mortuary, at 1950 E. Dimple Dell Road in Sandy, will follow.

The South Salt Lake Police Department also announced a candlelight vigil in honor of Romrell on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. at the Columbus Community Center at 2531 S. 400 East. And those wishing to make a contribution to the officer’s family can do so at America First Credit Union, memorial account 9106576.

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