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Off duty Panola County Deputy Constable dies from car-accident injuries

An off-duty Panola County deputy constable died from injuries received in a wreck Wednesday morning on Hwy. 79 South between Carthage and Henderson near Fairplay.


Panola County officials say 63-year old Byron McMillen passed away at ETMC in Carthage.


McMillen is said to have retired from the Panola County Sheriff’s Office in 2012 before beginning his job as a deputy constable for Brian Murff.


McMillen was also a part-time instructor at the East Texas Police Academy.

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