COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) – A man running for town council in Fair Bluff died of a heart attack on Election Day.
According to Fair Bluff Mayor Randy Britt, Mike Hammond complained of feeling ill at the polls and died on the way to the hospital Tuesday.
Hammond was running against three others for a place on town council.
No other details about his death are known at this time. Check back for more information as it becomes available.
Hammond's brother, Billy, ran for mayor and won.
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