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Ex-congressman Allen West of Florida injured in Texas crash

Last Updated May 23, 2020 at 7:00 pm MDT

WACO, Texas — Former U.S. Rep. Allen West of Florida was injured in a motorcycle crash Saturday in Texas.

West’s wife wrote on Facebook that his motorcycle was hit outside Waco and he was in the emergency room.

“On my way to hospital now,” Angela Graham-West wrote Saturday evening.

She did not immediately release additional details about his condition.

West, a Republican, moved from Florida to Texas after leaving Congress in 2013. He served one term and once called for then-President Barack Obama’s impeachment.

West is running for chair of the Republican Party of Texas.

The Associated Press