PITTSBURG, Calif. - There was a moving tribute Wednesday morning to a young woman who died while serving her country.
Members of the "Military Escort Team" led the procession as the casket carrying 23-year-old Danyelle Luckey arrived at Solomon Temple Missionary Baptist Church.
A couple hundred people were on hand for her funeral saying goodbye to the Pittsburg native who joined the Navy to make a better life for herself and her family. She was planning to save money to send her young nephew to college.
As the family arrived at the church, Luckey's father was in uniform. Not his - he had on his daughter's fatigues as a touching way to honor her service.
Luckey died while serving on board an aircraft carrier -- traveling through the Philippine Sea.
She started feeling sick one day, went to rest in her bunk, and never woke up.
The Navy says she suffered cardiac arrest, but her death is still under investigation.
The family says an autopsy is being performed on Luckey and the results should be available in two to three weeks.