Lewis County lawmaker passes away

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A Lewis County legislator passed away earlier this week.

According to 7 News, 81–year-old Roscoe “Rocky” Fawcett Jr. died Monday in Connecticut. Fawcett, a Republican, was elected to his second term on the Legislature this past November, where he represented Lyonsdale and Greig.

County lawmakers will appoint someone to his seat until a special election can be held, which would likely come next fall.

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