Mourners pay their respects to fallen transportation worker

Hundreds of mourners paid their respects today in Modesto to California Department of Transportation employee Donald Lichliter.

Lichliter, a Modesto resident, died last Thursday when he was hit by a truck as he worked along Highway 99 near Lodi.

Lichliter's funeral service was held at First Baptist Church at 12th and Needham streets.

A procession this afternoon headed from the church to Kansas Avenue, then to Highway 99 and ended up at Burwood Cemetery in Escalon.

Scroll down for a video tribute.

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