Former President Carter recovering from broken hip

Local News
Jimmy_Carter_Oldest_President_Ever_84251-159532.jpg85222249

FILE- In this Sept. 18, 2018 file photo, former President Jimmy Carter speaks as Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams listens during a news conference to announce her rural health care plan, in Plains, Ga. Carter is now the longest-living president in American history. The 39th president on Friday, March 15, 2019, reached the age of […]

(AP) A spokeswoman says former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says he has broken his hip.

Spokeswoman Deanna Congileo said in a statement Monday afternoon that Carter fell at his home in Plains, Georgia, while leaving to go turkey hunting.
    
She said that Carter underwent surgery at a medical center in Americus, Georgia.
    
Congileo added that the surgeon said the operation was successful.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News

More Local News