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Near Stroud in Lincoln County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Trooper Larry Crabtree

Dec. 3, 1943 - Apr. 4, 1977

 

—In Memory Of —

 
Trooper Larry Crabtree Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 22, 2011
1. Trooper Larry Crabtree Memorial
Inscription.

Joined the
Oklahoma Highway Patrol
in 1964

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.

 
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 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 (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 Larry Crabtree Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 22, 2011
2. Trooper Larry Crabtree Memorial
Trooper Larry Crabtree image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 22, 2011
3. Trooper Larry Crabtree
 
 
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 454 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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