(WHAS11) -- A final farewell to a fallen hero. Family, friends, fellow police officers and even strangers will gather on Thursday, May 30, to say goodbye to Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis.
He was ambushed over the weekend on Bluegrass Parkway in Nelson County.
Ellis had pulled over to remove debris from the road when he was gunned down and killed.
The community came together to line the streets with American flags for Thursday's funeral procession.
WHAS11's Maggie Ruper has more, click on the video player above.