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January 23, 2014

Patrol: 3 dead, including 2 lawmen, in Okla. chase

Woodward, Okla. —

DILL CITY, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says two law officers and a suspect have died during a pursuit in western Oklahoma.

Trooper Brian Orr says a Washita County sheriff's deputy and a Burns Flat police officer died along with the suspect Thursday near Dill City — about 110 miles west of Oklahoma City. The names of the three who died have not been released.

Orr says there are two crash scenes. One involves the suspect and the other involves the two officers.

He says he does not know how far the two scenes are from each other or where the chase started.

Burns Flat, near Dill City, is the site of the Clinton-Sherman Industrial Airpark.

 

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