Former Carter Co. deputy dies from injuries suffered in car wreck

Gary Smith
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PLANO, Texas (KXII) -- A former Carter County deputy died Tuesday night.

Gary Smith worked in law enforcement for more than 30 years as a Carter County deputy and Ardmore Police Officer, and he died around 10:45 p.m. from injuries suffered in a car wreck.

Smith was driving his car down Cheek Road in Lone Grove this past Tuesday night when his car traveled across Highway 70 and flipped four times.

Carter County deputies said Smith suffered several broken bones and head trauma.

He was flown to a Plano hospital and underwent several surgeries.

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