OCPD Identifies Officer Killed in Early Morning Crash on I-44
News 9 - September 29, 2022 4:32 pm
Sgt. Meagan Burke
OKLAHOMA CITY –
An Oklahoma City police officer was killed off duty in a crash early Thursday morning in southwest Oklahoma City, police confirm.
OCPD Captain Valerie Littlejohn said at around 12:30 a.m. Sgt. Meagan Burke was driving northbound on I-44.
Police said another vehicle driving southbound swerved left, propelled over the center guardrail and struck Burke’s personal vehicle head-on.
Burke was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.
The driver of the other vehicle sustained non-life threatening injuries in the crash, according to police.
The I-44 northbound lanes have reopened between Southwest 29th Street and Southwest 44th Street.
Police said the investigation is in the early stages.