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Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers lead the body of Lt. Pat Grimes into a hearse after his funeral in Moore on May 30, 1978. Grimes and two other troopers were killed in a gun battle with two escapees from the Oklahoma State Penitentiary on May 26, 1978. Photo by Roger Klock, The Oklahoman. Copy of a print from The Oklahoman Archive, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011.