Trooper Larry Bruce Smith

Trooper Larry Bruce Smith

Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma

End of Watch Friday, January 29, 1971

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Larry Bruce Smith

Trooper Larry Smith was killed while responding to assist the sheriff's department at a burglary in progress call.

During the response, the driver of a vehicle turned left in front of his cruiser on US Highway 60 near Tonkawa, Oklahoma. Both Trooper Smith and the other driver were killed in the accident.
Trooper Smith had been employed with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol for one year.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 510

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Trooper Smith,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Oklahoma. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 29, 2021

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