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Trooper Theo Cobb | Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma

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Theo Cobb

Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Sunday, June 24, 1951

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: 14 years

Badge # 79

Cause: Struck by vehicle

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Trooper Theo Cobb was killed after being struck by a speeding vehicle.

He and another officer were investigating a minor collision on State Highway 76 when they observed a car approaching at a high rate of speed. Trooper Cobb stepped from behind the wrecker and shined his flashlight at the car to get it to slow down, however, the vehicle struck him and the driver the fled the scene. A soldier later turned himself in and was charged with manslaughter.

Trooper Cobb had served with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol for 14 years.

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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.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
June 24, 2015

 

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