Alabama state Rep. David Wheeler dies at age 72

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama state Rep. David Wheeler, a Republican legislator from Vestavia Hills, has died. He was 72. The Alabama House of Representatives announced in a news release that Wheeler died Wednesday morning.

The retired employee of Alabama Power Company was elected in 2018. He was in his first term representing House District 47.

Gov. Kay Ivey directed flags to be flown at half-staff through sunset Thursday. House Speaker Mac McCutcheon said the people of the state had lost a devoted public servant.

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3/9/2022 3:12:27 PM (GMT -6:00)

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