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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 —

 
Trooper Kenneth "Kenny" Osborn Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 22, 2011
1. Trooper Kenneth "Kenny" Osborn Memorial
Inscription.

Joined the
Oklahoma Highway Patrol
in 1972

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.

 
Location. 35° 45.122′ N, 96° 41.323′ W. Marker is near Stroud, Oklahoma, in Lincoln County. Touch for map. Marker is at the I-44 Service Plaza near Milepost 178. Marker is in this post office area: Stroud OK 74079, United States of America.
 
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 (approx. 1.9 miles away); Rock Cafe (approx. 1.9 miles away); Davenport's Historic Broadway Avenue (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stroud.
 
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Trooper Kenneth "Kenny" Osborn Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 22, 2011
2. Trooper Kenneth "Kenny" Osborn Memorial
Trooper Kenneth "Kenny" Osborn image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, 1970s
3. Trooper Kenneth "Kenny" Osborn
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 442 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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