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A family's tragedy

St. Tammany deputy killed in crash last week was coming home from bachelor part trip
cpl jonathan panks
Posted at 2:02 PM, Aug 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-11 15:02:27-04

Jared Panks faces a third surgery and extensive rehabilitation to recover from broken bones in his legs and right arm, injuries he suffered in a head-on collision Sunday while traveling home to Slidell from the Florida bachelor party of his brother, Jonathan Panks, reports.

But right now, the 34-year-old's goal is to get into a wheelchair so he can attend that brother's funeral, the newspaper reports.

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