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Collinsville officer laid to rest

Posted at 6:44 AM, Jun 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-14 20:30:12-04

COLLINSVILLE, Okla. — Collinsville police are remembering a reserve officer who died last week in a car accident.

Officer Douglas "Chad" Goodner died in a crash on June 7 near Afton, Okla. Goodner and one other person died in the crash.

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The service was held at Rejoice Church in Owasso.

Hundreds attended the service; including family, friends and law enforcement from across Oklahoma.

Goodner served with the Collinsville Police Department for eight years as a regular officer, before being deployed to Afghanistan.

Fellow veteran Michael Smith said Goodner's death was a loss to more than just his family.

“It’s a shame for not only his family, but our community and everyone in this region what we lost with this man’s life being cut short," Smith said.

Goodner is survived by his wife, Gwen, and their four children.

For those who wish to share their condolences, cards, flowers, or even a sign-up to be a part of a meal train for the family, you can at the Collinsville Police Department lobby, located at 1023 West Center Street in Collinsville.

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