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OKLAHOMA HIGHWAY PATROL / MUG: Trooper J.C. Magar  Magar joined the OHP in 1970.  Trooper Magar assisted a Texas motorist and his wife by giving them a ride to Hugo after their vehicle broke down on the highway. After leaving the pair at a telephone, Magar went to the Hugo police department. The motorist came to the police station, got behind the trooper, grabbed his service revolver and ordered him to drive to the airport. As they approached the unit, the man fatally wounded Magar. Police officers summoned by the dispatcher fired at the assailant, but he turned the weapon on himself and died almost instantly.