Near Stroud in Lincoln County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Trooper Kenneth "Kenny" Osborn
July 7, 1947 - July 13, 1978
In Memory Of
Oklahoma Highway Patrol
Trooper Osborn was killed on July 13, 1978 after stopping to investigate an abandoned vehicle on the Turner Turnpike. He was struck and killed by an out-of-control semi-trailer rig loaded with steel.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Disasters • Peace • Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1861.
Location. 35° 45.122′ N, 96° 41.323′ W. Marker is near Stroud, Oklahoma, in Lincoln County. Marker is at the I-44 Service Plaza near Milepost 178. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stroud OK 74079, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trooper Larry Crabtree (here, next to this marker); Turner Turnpike (here, next to this marker); Murrah Federal Building Bombing (within shouting distance of this marker); William Alfred Mensch Building (approx. 1.8 miles away); Sac & Fox Agency (approx. 1.9 miles away); Stroud Area Veterans Monument Rock Cafe, Stroud, Oklahoma (approx. 1.9 miles away); Davenport / Davenport Post Office (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stroud.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 591 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.