A familar face representing the Oklahoma Highway Patrol has died. A statement from the OHP says Captain Rodrick "Pete" Norwood died Saturday from a sudden illness.
At the time of his death, he was serving as the Department of Public Safety's legislative liasion at the state Capitol. Before becoming a trooper, the OHP says Norwood attended the University of Oklahoma where he played football for the Sooners. Norwood is survived by his wife, two sons and a step daughter. A memorial service is set for Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Anadarko High School Gymnasium. Public viewing is today, tomorrow and Wednesday at LynLee Mae Chapel in Moore.