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Ashland council member dies in lawnmower accident

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ASHLAND - AL -

A long-time Ashland city council member has died in a freak accident.

Mike Beal was crushed by his riding lawn mower as he was cutting grass on Sunday.

Beal had been on the council for eight years.  He was looking to unseat current Mayor Larry Fetner in an upcoming election.
Beal's funeral is set for Tuesday, July 24th.