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January 24, 2014

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

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

Patrol Lt. Brian Orr said the Washita County undersheriff was attempting to serve a suspect with a felony warrant about 9:40 a.m. Thursday in Sentinel when the person fled in a car.

Investigators believe the suspect, who the patrol identified as Quentin Lee Johnson, crashed about 30 minutes later near Dill City and died. A short time later, the undersheriff and a Burns Flat police officer collided and both were killed in that crash.

Both accidents happened in an area about 110 miles west of Oklahoma City.

The officers’ names weren’t immediately released.

Orr said he does not know how the Burns Flat officer became involved in the pursuit.

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