Updated July 26, 1:36 p.m.
Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley confirmed Deputy Sheriff Dylan Scott Pickle, 24, of Amory, died from head trauma during surgery at approximately 12:01 a.m. at the hospital in Tupelo.
Gurley confirmed the incident happened at approximately 9:44 p.m. on Hamilton Road at Seely Drive in Hamilton.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating.
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HAMILTON, Miss. (WTVA) - A vehicle struck two Monroe County sheriff’s deputies Saturday night.
Sheriff Kevin Crook confirmed the incident happened at a checkpoint in Hamilton.
As of late Saturday night, the sheriff was not ready to release information about the deputies’ conditions.
In a Facebook post Sunday morning, Public Service Commissioner and Monroe County native Brandon Presley said, "The loss of this Deputy Sheriff’s life is an absolute tragedy for the people of Monroe County."
WTVA is working to confirm Presley's information.