Choctaw County Deputy Sheriff Brian Hayden
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Choctaw County Deputy Sheriff Brian Hayden was killed in a collision with another officer Thursday night while both were responding to assist a third officer.
According to newsok.com, the crash occurred at about 9:30 p.m. on U.S. 70, 3.2 miles west of Soper.
Hayden, 47, collided with Choctaw tribal police Officer Josiah Moore, 29.
Hayden died as a result of injuries suffered in the crash, and was pronounced dead on arrival at Choctaw Memorial Hospital in Hugo.
Moore is reportedly in stable condition at the Medical Center of Plano (Texas).
The two were separately responding to a call to assist a Choctaw County deputy. Both were wearing seat belts and had lights and sirens activated, newsok.com reports. The collision occurred when Hayden turned left onto a county road and Moore's car struck his pickup's driver side door.