Captain Norwood graduated from the 48th Oklahoma Highway Patrol Academy in 1995.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Department of Public Safety says an 18-year veteran of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol has died of a sudden illness.
Public safety officials said Capt. Rodrick "Pete" Norwood died Saturday at an Oklahoma City area hospital.
The agency did not describe Norwood's illness.
Authorities say funeral arrangements are pending.