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OTRC: Randy Travis, 54, suffers stroke, undergoing brain surgery

Randy Travis performs at the 2013 CMA Music Festival at LP Field on June 7, 2013 in Nashville Tennessee. (John Davisson / Invision / AP)

Country star Randy Travis has suffered a stroke as a complication of his congestive heart failure and is undergoing surgery, his spokesperson says.

The news comes hours after the 54-year-old Grammy winner's doctors revealed his latter ailment while talking about his hospitalization earlier this week. They had said he was improving.

"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," the singer's spokesperson said in a statement to OTRC.com on Wednesday, Jul 10. " 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."

Check back on OTRC.com for updates about Randy Travis' condition.

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