Leesburg Mayor Killed in Accident

The town of Leesburg is mourning the loss of its leader. Mayor Edward Mackey died this morning at his home. According to the Cherokee County Coroner's Office, Mackey was working on a bulldozer when the equipment became engaged and trapped him underneath. Mackey's son found his father who was pronounced dead at the scene. The coroner's office said a preliminary report shows Mackey died of multiple blunt force trauma. Funeral arrangements have not been finalized.


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