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5/28/05-Austin

DPS Cadet, Former Smith County Sheriff's Deputy, Dies After Injury In Tactic Drill

A former Smith County Sheriff's Deputy training to become a DPS officer has died.
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 tactical drill on May 19th.
Carty died at an Austin hospital Friday.
He was a Smith County Sheriff's Deputy for 7 years before going to the DPS Academy.
A tragedy fund has been set up for Carty's family. Donations can be made at any Southside Bank location in Jimmy Ray Carty, Jr.'s name.

Maya Golden reporting, mgolden@kltv.com

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