Monroe County Deputy struck, killed by vehicle Saturday night
Photo courtesy of Dept. of Public Safety

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department is mourning the loss of one of their own after a deputy was struck by a vehicle and killed Saturday night.

According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Deputy Dylan Pickle and another deputy were conducting a roadside safety checkpoint when they were struck by a vehicle. Pickle was rushed to a Tupelo hospital where he would later pass away.

The Monroe Journal reports that the other deputy underwent surgery for a broken leg.

No additional details regarding the incident have been released at this time.

The full post shared by the MHP can be viewed below