WKU Public Radio News Staff
Fri June 14, 2013
Elizabethtown Mayor Dies Unexpectedly
City officials in Elizabethtown say Mayor Tim Walker died unexpectedly early this morning.
Hardin Memorial Hospital issued the following statement: "It is with deep sadness that we inform the community of the passing of Mayor Timothy Walker this morning at 5:33 a.m. at Hardin Memorial Hospital. At this time, please keep the Walker family in your prayers. At the request of the family, please respect their privacy.”
Walker’s body is being transferred to the state medical examiner’s office for an autopsy.
Walker was 54 years old. Before being elected mayor in 2010, Walker was a former city firefighter, a city councilman, and businessman.
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