The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

January 23, 2014

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

From The Associated Press

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

Trooper Brian Orr said Thursday he had no details about the deaths other than that they occurred near Dill City in Washita County — about 110 miles west of Oklahoma City.

Orr declined to reveal the law enforcement agency or agencies the dead officers worked for.

Dill City is located about 15 miles south of Interstate 40 near Foss.

Washita County officials referred calls to the highway patrol.

Custer County Sheriff's Office Facebook Page had this post: “We join our brothers and sisters across the State in offering our heartfelt condolences and deepest prayers to the Washita County Sheriffs Department and Burns Flat Police Department for their loss, and to the families of each respective officer. We are thinking about you!”