Alabama Mayor Killed in Bulldozer Accident

LEESBURG, Ala. (AP) – Cherokee County officials say Leesburg Mayor Edward Mackey has died after a bulldozer accident.

Coroner Jeremy Deaton tells Al.com (http://bit.ly/1MmEUEt ) that Edward Mackey died around 10:30 a.m. Thursday at his home in Leesburg. Deaton says Mackey was working near his shop repairing a bulldozer when the equipment engaged and trapped him underneath.

Mackey is a Leesburg native and in his third term as mayor.

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