EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSRandy Travis Suffers Stroke In Hospital
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Web Producer: Heath Harrison
Reported: Jul. 10, 2013 10:39 PM EDT
Country music star Randy Travis suffered a stroke while at a Texas hospital and was in surgery late Wednesday, the singer's publicist said.
Publicist Kirt Webster said Wednesday night that Travis, 54, suffered the stroke while he was being treated for congestive heart failure because of a viral illness. It was not clear what kind of stroke Travis suffered.
Webster said Travis was undergoing surgery to relieve pressure on his brain. He remained in critical condition.
"His family and friends here with him at the hospital request your prayers and support," Webster said in a news release.
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