- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 3, 2017

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) - Authorities say a man running for the Corvallis School Board died from a self-inflicted gunshot.

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office says 55-year-old Kenneth Real of Adair Village was found dead after he called dispatchers Friday and asked them to send deputies to a location near his home.

The Gazette-Times reports (https://is.gd/CaIgds ) the board has five open seats that will be decided in the May election. Ballots have already been mailed.

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