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OKLAHOMA HIGHWAY PATROL / MUG: Trooper Edward Elliot  Elliot joined the OHP in 1966.  Troopers Elliott and Tom Flanagan had stopped a truck driver for a traffic violation on the H.E. Bailey Turnpike near Lawton. Trooper Elliott was standing between his cruiser and the truck when a vehicle struck the rear of the unit and propelled it into him. Trooper Elliott was dead on arrival at a Lawton hospital. Trooper Flanagan, sitting in the unit, sustained minor injuries and later recovered.