Trooper Edward A. Elliott

Trooper Edward A. Elliott

Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma

End of Watch Friday, August 22, 1980

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Edward A. Elliott

Trooper Edward Elliott was struck and killed by a vehicle during a traffic stop.

He and his partner had stopped a truck for a traffic violation on the H. E. Bailey Turnpike near Lawton. While Trooper Elliott was outside of his vehicle another car struck his patrol unit which then struck him. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Trooper Elliott's partner was injured in the accident but was able to return to duty. The driver of the vehicle was charged with negligent homicide.

Trooper Elliott had been with the agency for 14 years. He is survived by his wife, son, and two daughters.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge 351

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

traffic stop

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 22, 2020

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