CANTON - A former Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Deputy has been charged with manslaughter, stemming from a February wreck. Emily Ann Grubbs, 28, was charged with manslaughter on June 24. She was released from the Van Zandt County Justice Center after posting bail on a $5,000 bond, according information on the Van Zandt County District Justice Center website. Grubbs struck Mary Lena Pettiet, a nurse, while driving through an intersection in Canton on February 15. After months on life support Pettiet, 33, passed away at a Tyler hospital on May 5.
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