An deputy from the Washington County (OK) Sheriff's Office died Thursday afternoon after an altercation with a suspect occurred.

Law enforcement arrested 17 people on Thursday morning on drug-related charges in Washington County, KOKH reports.

According to reports, one of the subjects arrested became uncooperative after being brought to the Washington County Detention Center.

Officials say the person became resistive and violent toward detention staff, resulting in an altercation with a deputy.

Deputy Kyle Davis was injured in the fight. He was taken to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

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