Monster Truck Carries DMX Casket to Brooklyn for Funeral Service

Temporary road closures were in effect in New York as a funeral procession for rapper DMX traveled from Yonkers to Brooklyn on Saturday, April 24.

DMX, born Earl Simmons, died aged 50 on April 9 following a heart attack.

Fans paid tribute to the rapper by traveling in a procession of bikes and cars to the Barclays Center, where a private service for family and friends was scheduled for 4pm. The New York Police Department said the road closures were in effect from 12pm.

This footage, captured in Yonkers at the start of the procession, shows the casket for DMX on the back of a monster truck. Credit: Gene Mazza II via Storyful