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Account Set Up For Injured Upton County Deputy

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

An account for donations has been set up for an Upton County Deputy who was severely injured in an accident.

Deputy Tom Klutts was hit head-on by a drunk driver about two weeks ago in Midland near Loop 250 and Big Spring Street.

Deputy Klutts has severe injuries with compound fractures to both legs and a shattered pelvis.

We're told a Midland Police officer arrived at the wreck by chance within minutes and extinguished Tom's car.

We're told his recovery at a Lubbock hospital is expected to be around three months.

The deputy is married with three kids and his wife is pregnant.

The account has been set up at security state bank in the name of Tom Klutts.

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