Funeral held for Illinois K-9 killed in the line of duty by intoxicated driver

K9 Loki | Courtesy of the Boone County Sheriff's Facebook page

A funeral ceremony for Boone County Sheriff’s K-9 Loki occurred Saturday morning. 

A driver crashed into the squad car the K9 was sitting in on Dec. 27. The Boone County Sheriff's Office says the driver was believed to be intoxicated.

The squad car was parked along Interstate 90 while conducting a traffic stop.

Courtesy of Boone County's Sheriff Department

The dog's human partner was outside of the car and only suffered minor injuries.

The ceremony took place in front of the Boone County Public Safety Building.

The Sheriff’s Office will live streamed the ceremony on its Facebook page.