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Employee fired after alleged involvement of hanging effigy of governor

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Posted at 8:05 PM, May 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-27 12:41:50-04

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — An employee of Neil Huffman Auto Group has been fired after alleged involvement in hanging an effigy of Gov. Andy Beshear this past Sunday.

Below is a statement from Neil Huffman Auto Group.

"The Neil Huffman Auto Group does not condone threats of violence in any form, whether they be a call to action or an implied threat. Following an internal investigation of this matter, the employee was terminated. There is no place for hate or intolerance at any of our dealerships."

Neil Huffman Auto Group has one location in Frankfort, the city of where the hanging of the effigy took place.

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