Near Stroud in Lincoln County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Trooper Larry Crabtree
Dec. 3, 1943 - Apr. 4, 1977
— In Memory Of —
Oklahoma Highway Patrol
Trooper Crabtee was killed on April 4, 1977 by a single shotgun blast fired by a sixteen year-old driver at Mile Fifty Eight. Trooper Crabtee had stopped the driver for illegally entering the Turner Turnpike.
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 April 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 Kenneth "Kenny" Osborn (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 733 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.