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Oklahoma Deputy Killed in Crash While Responding

A Washita County sheriff's deputy was killed in a collision while responding to a call early Sunday morning.

Deputy Douglas Leon Hanna was en route to a call around 12:10 a.m. on State Highway 54A when the crash occurred, according to The Oklahoman.

The 44-year-old deputy's vehicle was struck by a pickup truck after its driver failed to stop at a stop sign, Oklahoma State Police told the newspaper.

Hanna's vehicle rolled and he was partially ejected, but troopers said he was wearing a seat belt.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver of the pickup truck was transported to a local hospital with an ankle injury.

The crash is currently under investigation.

Funeral arrangements for Hanna are pending.

Officer.com will provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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