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Stanford mayor killed in mowing accident

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Posted at 5:16 PM, Jul 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-14 17:16:45-04

STANFORD, Ky. (LEX 18) — Scottie Ernst, the mayor of Stanford, died on Tuesday after a mowing accident.

According to the Lincoln County Sheriff, Ernst was mowing city property when the accident happened.

State police are investigating.

Ernst was elected as the mayor of Stanford in 2018.