Tulsa, Oklahoma: Statue of Runner Who Died in a Car TrunkA tribute to Michael Houghton, who was kidnapped and died in the trunk of his car after it was set on fire.
- E. 41st St. S., Tulsa, OK
- On the east bank of the river at 41st St. Park in the plaza and walk north. The statue is in a triangular grassy area between the dual trails as they merge north of the 41st Street Plaza.
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Statue of Runner who Died in a Car Trunk
This entire river is lined with bronze sculptures, mostly of animals (elk, wolves, a bobcat clawing a pheasant, etc).
The runner appears to be the only human statue from what we saw. He's a very short walk north from the parking plaza.[VegaNova, 09/28/2010]
Tulsa runner Michael Houghton was kidnapped and died in the trunk of his car after it was set on fire. His statue is atop a large rock, positioned as though he's running uphill. May 2011: Photo added.