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“Kentucky” Chris Ellis (1980–2020), star of Discovery’s “Street Outlaws”

by Linnea Crowther

“Kentucky” Chris Ellis was an auto mechanic who was featured in several seasons of the Discovery Channel reality series “Street Outlaws.”

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A native of Kentucky, Ellis worked as an auto mechanic at Midwest Street Cars Automotive in Oklahoma City. He was a featured mechanic in the 2013 first season of “Street Outlaws,” which focuses on American street racing. Ellis continued to make appearances in episodes of “Street Outlaws” through 2018. He was also a hunter.

Tributes to “Kentucky” Chris Ellis

We are so saddened to hear of the passing of Street Outlaws’ mechanic Christopher “Kentucky” Scott Ellis. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. 💔

Posted by Discovery Canada on Thursday, September 17, 2020

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