Thousands expected at funeral

By Chelsea Bishop

April 4, 2014 Updated Apr 4, 2014 at 9:42 AM EDT

Johnson City, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Officer David Smith's funeral is scheduled for Friday morning at Sarah Jane Johnson Memorial Church, beginning at 11 a.m.

Action News will cover the funeral procession coming up Main Street to the church in Johnson City, and will continue after the service concludes and the procession has departed for the cemetary.

We will have the coverage on WBNG-TV and have a live-stream on our website.

Commuters are asked to avoid the downtown area of Johnson City until Friday mid-afternoon.

Main Street in Johnson City will be closed from St. Charles Street to the arch at Floral Avenue from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

People are asked to park in the former BAE Systems lot and shuttle service will be provided to the area of the church.

The funeral is open to the public, first come first served.