Second Lieutenant Kenneth Dean Strang

Second Lieutenant Kenneth Dean Strang

Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma

End of Watch Saturday, March 1, 1980

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Kenneth Dean Strang

Lieutenant Strang was killed in an automobile accident while en route to his residence. He had just completed a ten-hour shift during a severe ice storm when his cruiser spun out and struck a bridge abutment, killing him instantly.

Lieutenant Strang had been with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol for 14 years. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge 57

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

single vehicle crash, weather

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