Tulsa, Oklahoma: Statue of Runner Who Died in a Car Trunk

A 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.

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