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07/24/06 - Nacogdoches County

Reserve Deputy Still in Hospital

by Jessica Cervantez

A reserve deputy for the Nacogdoches County sheriff's department will likely be in the hospital for awhile.

Ben Curtis was on patrol Saturday night when he was hit by a drunk driver. His wife, a passenger in the car, was also hurt.

The accident happened on Highway 21 East in Nacogdoches County just after 10 p.m.  Curtis was hit be a 21-year-old male driver.  The driver was also taken to the hospital. 

Ben Curtis and his wife are in serious condition with broken bones. 

An account has been set up at Regions Bank if you would like to donate money.

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