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Trooper Richard D. Oldaker | Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma

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Richard D. Oldaker

Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Monday, July 3, 1978

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: 9 years

Badge # 477

Cause: Aircraft accident

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Trooper Richard Oldaker and Trooper Rondal Alexander were killed in an airplane accident. Trooper Oldaker was flying the plane and Trooper Alexander and a Ft. Sill soldier were observers. They were on a low-fly mission over the Salk Fork River near Hollis when the plane struck a utility pole wire and crashed. All three occupants were killed on impact.

Trooper Oldaker had been with the agency for nine years.

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End of Watch: Monday, July 3, 1978
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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
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