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State trooper involved in deadly crash wins city council seat

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

A former state trooper involved in a crash that took the lives of two teenage girls loses one public service job but wins another.

Anthony Scott is the newly elected member of the Buchanan City Council, which is about 55 miles west of Atlanta. 

Kylie Lindsey, 17, and Isabella Chinchilla, 16, died when the car they were passengers in collided then trooper Scott’s patrol car. 

The parents of the teens are outraged. Scott was fired after the deadly crash. 

Lindsey’s parents, in a statement, said Scott’s run for office shows a disregard for the families as they try to heal.

CBS46 knocked on the door of Scott’s home but no one answered. We also stopped by the office of Mac Pilgrim, Scott’s lawyer, but a woman at the front desk said Pilgrim was in court.

Scott’s neighbors said he’s a man of integrity.

“We hate it so bad about the girls. He hates it too. His heart’s broken,” said neighbor Jill Steele. “He’s great, even his bone marrow is great. He’s a great human being. I’ve never heard one person say they didn’t like him."

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