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Wise County Judge Bill McElhaney has died unexpectedly.

He collapsed Monday morning at a meeting of county commissioners in Decatur.

McElhaney, 67, was serving his second term as county judge.

According to a biography on his website, McElhaney was a life-long resident of Wise County whose family tree in Texas dated back to the 1870s.

McElhaney is survived by his wife, Kim, four children and seven grandchildren.

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