Country Music Legend Randy Travis Suffers Stroke; Listed in Critical Condition
Country music legend Randy Travis suffered a stroke yesterday and is currently listed in critical condition, according to a statement from his publicist.
The singer was admitted into a Texas hospital on Sunday and underwent placement of an impella peripheral left ventricular assist device for stabilization prior to transferring hospitals.
"As a complication of his congestive heart failure, Mr. Randy Travis has suffered a stroke and is currently undergoing surgery to relieve pressure on his brain," revealed the rep for the 54-year-old. "He is in critical condition. We will have updates as they become available. His family and friends here with him at the hospital request your prayers and support."
On Tuesday, a post on Travis' official web site read, "We are very thankful to the fans for their love and support during this time."
According to the site, cards and well wishes can be sent to:
266 Blanks Road
Tioga, Texas 76271