Workers Memorial Day honors 38 Oklahomans

Ponca City Now - April 29, 2016 10:29 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Silhouettes representing 38 Oklahoma workers killed on the job over the past year are on display at the state Capitol as part of Workers Memorial Day.

Each life-size silhouette placed Thursday on the second floor of the building includes the name of a worker and how they died.

Among the victims are a Claremore firefighter swept away by floodwaters last spring and an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper struck and killed on an interstate.

 

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