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STALLINGS, N.C. -- Stallings town councilman Harry Stokes died Sunday morning, according to a statement from the town.

The longtime Union County resident, who was a councilman for nearly four years, died at 8 a.m.

It was not immediately clear what the cause of death was.

We are deeply saddened by the loss of Harry. The Town is a better place because of his contribution to this community, town clerk Erinn Nichols said in a statement. Our

thoughts and prayers go out to the family during this difficult time.

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