State Trooper: Season 2, Episode 24

Death on Wheels (16 Feb. 1958)

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Blake is ordered to investigate a wave of highway truck robberies.

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Episode cast overview:
Rod Cameron ...
Leo Gordon ...
Dan Quirk
Jeanne Vaughn ...
Lucille King
Tom Greenway ...
Sheriff Jack Bronson
Harry Lauter ...
Hal Michaels
Kenneth MacDonald ...
John Dalby
Robert Williams ...
Cafe Owner
Eddie Gomez ...
Truck Hijacker
Paul Stader
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The Nevada state and Las Vegas city police are asked to assist a truck company's internal investigation when a series of hijacking occur that leaves the drivers seriously injured. Blake goes undercover as a long-haul trucker and narrows the suspects to the denizens of a roadside café where a pretty waitress knows more than she lets on. Written by David Bassler

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[first lines]
Lt. Rod Blake: Oh, hello. I'm Rod Blake, chief investigator for the Nevada state troopers. This is s souvenir of the Old West.
[indicates a model of a Conestoga wagon]
Lt. Rod Blake: Many of these passed over the Old Spanish Trail from Utah to California. It was rugged and dangerous. Today that same wagon trail is U.S. 91, a smooth ribbon of concrete, but it's still dangerous and men still dies with their boots on - usually with one boot on the accelerator. You'll see danger on that road tonight in a case we ...
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