Body of Army sgt. killed in Hawaii returns home

People gather at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport before the procession for U.S. Army Sgt. Terrence Hinton on Tuesday, May 30, 2017.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The body of a soldier killed while stationed in Hawaii has returned home to Grand Rapids.

Around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, police and Patriot Guard Riders escorted the body of U.S. Army Sgt. Terrence Hinton from Gerald R. Ford International Airport to Ivy. K. Gillespie Memorial Chapel on Eastern.

The procession went west onto 44th Street from the airport, then north on Eastern Avenue to the funeral home, located at 1865 Eastern Avenue SE in Grand Rapids.

Undated courtesy photo of Army Sgt. Terrence Hinton.

Hinton, 36, died May 14 on the island of Oahu when the military truck he was riding in left the roadway and rolled over. Hawaii police were investigating the case a possible negligent homicide. As of Tuesday, the status of that investigation was unclear.

Visitation for Hinton will be held on Wednesday, May 31 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Ivy K. Gillespie Memorial Chapel, located at 1865 Eastern Avenue SE in Grand Rapids.

The Grand Rapids native enlisted in the Army in 2009 and served tours in Afghanistan and Kuwait.

He leaves behind a wife, 5-year-old daughter, 14-year-old stepson, mother and four sisters.