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OHP Lieutenant critically injured; OHP seeks public's help with investigation Featured

Last modified on Sunday, 16 July 2017 03:01
Written by  Saturday, 15 July 2017 11:28
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According to a press release from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the OHP continues to investigate the pursuit that began late Friday evening in Cleveland County and traveled north on Interstate 35 into Oklahoma County.


During the pursuit, OHP Lieutenant Heath Meyer was struck by a vehicle while outside of his patrol car, resulting in critical injuries.


The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is asking for the public’s help in locating witnesses who:

• Observed the pursuit as it traveled from Tecumseh Road in Norman, north on Interstate 35 to Interstate 240, and then eastbound to Pole Road in Oklahoma City.

• Were in contact with the driver, Dangelo Ladon Burgess, 28, driver of the vehicle, at any point on Friday prior to this incident. Burgess was arrested and is in custody.

Troopers also need to interview Sonny Ramirez, 39, of Oklahoma City. Troopers believe this individual has critical information and needs to come forward.


The public may contact OHP Traffic Homicide Investigators by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 866-OHP-TIPS.




Dangelo Ladon Burgess


 Sonny Ramirez


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