Slain trooper identified

Ponca City Now - February 2, 2015 7:13 am

SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) – The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has released the name of a trooper who was killed when a vehicle crashed into a pair of officers at the scene of a traffic accident.

A patrol spokesman says troopers Nicholas Dees and Keith Burch were investigating a wreck near Shawnee on Saturday night when they were struck.

The spokesman says Dees died at the scene and Burch was taken to an Oklahoma City hospital.


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