( CNN) The mayor of Lexington, Kentucky, is taking action to remove two Confederate-era mausoleums from his city’s former courthouse after the fatal crashes in Virginia.

Violent crashes between white-hot patriots and counter-protesters left three people dead in Charlottesville, including a woman killed when a driver plowed into a group of counterprotesters. Dozens more were injured during.

In a series of tweets, Gray said that he will ask the the city councilto support his petition for removal of the shrines to the Kentucky Military Heritage Commission on Tuesday.


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