Former President Jimmy Carter Hospitalized In Ohio

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

UPDATE

The Carter Center says Jimmy Carter developed
an upset stomach on a flight to Cleveland and was taken to a
hospital for observation.
Jackie Mayo, a spokeswoman at Cleveland Hopkins International
Airport, says the 85-year-old former president was a passenger on a
Delta flight to Cleveland late Tuesday morning and became ill. She
says he was taken off a plane by rescue crews.
He was taken to MetroHealth Hospital, where the Carter Center
says he is resting comfortably.
The website for Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Cleveland says Carter
was scheduled to appear at 1 p.m. Tuesday to sign and talk about
his new book, "White House Diary."
The center says he is expected to resume his book tour this
week.

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An airport spokeswoman in Cleveland says former President Jimmy Carter was taken off the plane by rescue crews and has been hospitalized.

Jackie Mayo, a spokeswoman at Cleveland Hopkins International
Airport, says the 85-year-old former president was a passenger on a
commercial flight to Cleveland on Tuesday morning and became ill.

According to the website for Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Carter was
due in Cleveland for a book-signing.


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