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Family, friends remember Monroe County deputy Dylan Pickle

Monroe County deputy Dylan Pickle was laid to rest Thursday in his hometown of Amory.

Posted: Jul 31, 2020 10:35 AM

AMORY, Miss. (WTVA) - Twenty-four-year-old Dylan Pickle was laid to rest Thursday afternoon after being killed in the line of duty as a Monroe County sheriff's deputy.

Pickle was a military veteran and had recently been promoted to patrol with his home-county sheriff's department.

Dylan Pickle | Source: Family

The entire Monroe County Sheriff's Department, and other law enforcement agencies, said goodbye to their friend and fellow officer.

Pickle joined the U.S. Army at the age of 17. He earned a medal in training at Quantico, Virginia, and three medals for heroism overseas in Syria.

He lost his life last weekend when he, and another deputy, were struck by a vehicle while conducting a safety checkpoint in Hamilton.

Related1 Monroe County deputy dead, 1 injured after being struck by vehicle Saturday night

The second deputy, Zack Wilbanks, attended the funeral after spending several days in the hospital.

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