MOORE, Oklahoma- An Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper has died after he was struck and wounded on July 14th. Lt. D. Heath Meyer was putting out stop sticks on the highway during an active pursuit when he was hit by the vehicle on I-35 at N.W. 27th Street.
Patrol Chief Ricky Adams said, “He (Meyer) is now the 36th brave man who has given his last full measure of devotion to our state and nation. His life stands as a testament to the OHP’s passionate commitment to protecting Oklahomans. Please keep the Meyer family in your thoughts and prayers,”
Meyer is a graduate of the 55th OHP Academy in 2005 and was 43 years old.
The incident is still under investigation.