Christopher Scott Ellis ̵
1; a fan favorite on Discovery’s “Street Outlaws” known by his nickname “Kentucky” – has died in Oklahoma City … TMZ has learned.
The OKC Medical Examiner tells us that Chris died on September 9th and the original autopsy was unimaginable. We are told that a toxicological report is awaiting. According to his obituary, he died in his home.
Chris, who hails from – you guessed it – Kentucky, was a cast member in the inaugural season of “Street Outlaws” in 2013, but continued to perform as a mechanic over the years. He last appeared on an episode in 2018.
“Kentucky” was shown as part of the team at Midwest Street Cars Automotive in Oklahoma City, and colleagues remember him for his hard work and sense of humor.
His family says, “Chris was a much loved brother, son and friend who will be deeply missed by all who knew him.”
Chris is left by his mother, 3 brothers and 3 sisters.