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5/27/05-Austin

East Texan Training To Be DPS Officer Critically Injured During Drill

A former Smith County Sheriff's Deputy training to become a DPS officer, was critically injured during a tactic drill.  30-year-old Jimmy Ray Carty, Jr. of Grand Saline was training at the DPS Academy in Austin.

Officials said he suffered a head injury during a May 19th drill. He was transported to an Austin hospital where he remains in critical condition.  Carty was a Smith County Sheriff's Deputy for seven years before going to the DPS Academy.

Maya Golden reporting, mgolden@kltv.com

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