Hundreds remember father, son killed in Nice truck attack

Brodie, left, and Sean Copeland (Joe West/303 Photos)

Hundreds of people have attended a candlelight vigil for a Texas father and son who were killed in the truck attack in Nice, France.

The Austin American-Statesman reports Lake Hills Church Pastor Mac Richard began the service Sunday night explaining it wasn't a memorial service, but rather, the beginning of the grieving process.

Brodie, left, and Sean Copeland

From left, Sean Copeland, Maegan Copeland, Brodie Copeland, Austin Copeland, and Kim Copeland



He said the deaths of 51-year-old Sean Copeland and 11-year-old Brodie Copeland of Lakeway near Austin were an "indescribable, unspeakable loss."

The Copeland family was in France during a European vacation when Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel slammed a truck into a crowd Thursday during the Bastille Day celebration, killing at least 84 people.

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According to a statement the pastor read, other Copeland family members still in Europe are working with the U.S. government to get back home.

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A man lights a candle while paying tribute to the victims of a truck attack in the French resort city of Nice, southern France, Friday, July 15, 2016.

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