Heath Meyer


Age: 43

state trooper of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol who was hospitalized in critical condition at an intensive care unit for more than a week after he was struck by another trooper's patrol car during a chase on July 14, 2017 when he had put down strips of spikes along Interstate 35 in Moore, Oklahoma in an attempt to stop a fleeing vehicle while the driver of the fleeing vehicle avoided the spikes and two troopers chasing him tried to avoid the strips but collided and one of the troopers' vehicles hit the OHP lieutenant before the driver of the fleeing vehicle was later arrested.

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained after being struck by a patrol car during a high-speed police chase

Born: May 31, 1974

Died: July 24, 2017

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma