WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Republican Representative Don Young, who had served in Congress since 1973, has died, the Anchorage Daily News reported Friday, citing former aides.
Young, 88, lost consciousness on a flight from Los Angeles to Seattle and was unable to be resuscitated, the paper reported, citing Jack Ferguson, who had served as Young’s chief of staff.
Young’s office did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Reuters.
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