Trooper Christopher Michael Van Krevelen

Trooper Christopher Michael Van Krevelen

Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma

End of Watch Thursday, November 28, 2002

Christopher Michael Van Krevelen

Trooper Christopher Van Krevelen was killed in an automobile accident at 1600 hours on Thanksgiving afternoon while responding to a report of a train-car collision in Enid, Oklahoma.

Trooper Van Krevelen's patrol car went out of control on the U.S. 81 overpass, struck the right-side guard rail and then crossed the roadway and became stuck on the left-side guard rail. The vehicle was suspended over the edge of the overpass. The patrol car burst into flames and burned so hot that rounds from Trooper Van Krevelen's sidearm began to discharge.

Trooper Van Krevelen, who was assigned to Troop J, had been with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol for three and a half years, and had previously served as an Enid police officer. He is survived by his wife, parents, and sister.

Bio

  • Age 29
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 952

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Played ball with this guy are Redlands Community College. A great person that is missed very much. Thank you for your sacrifice and time served protecting society. May God always be with you and your family.

B. Bowers
Disturbance Control Team Member
FBOP

July 5, 2018

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