Police, firefighters escort body of fire dispatcher to funeral home

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PHOENIX -- The body of a Valley mother hit and killed by a wrong-way driver has been moved from the Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office to a funeral home.

Fire engines and police cars escorted the body of 26-year-old Megan Lange Thursday afternoon.

The Phoenix Fire Department dispatcher died at a hospital Tuesday after she was hit by a suspected drunk driver on Interstate 17. Authorities say 39-year-old Stephen B. Martin had a blood-alcohol level nearly four times the legal limit.

Lange's family members say they are still in shock but are sticking together.

"It's going to take some time to make sense," said her uncle, Jim Frazier. "We may never be able to make sense of what's going on, but the love is always there and the support. We want to thank the public for their just humungous outpour of support for Megan and our family."

Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10 at Christ's Church of the Valley, 7007 W. Happy Valley Rd. in Peoria.

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