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Texas House Representative Dies From COVID-19

On Monday, the family of House of Representatives member Ron Wright announced Wright’s passing after a battle with the novel coronavirus at the age of 67.

Wright is the first sitting member of Congress to die from COVID-19. He had been admitted with his wife, Susan, to Baylor Hospital after their symptoms further developed.

Wright has been serving in the House as a Representative of Texas while battling lung cancer. He was elected to serve Congressional District Six in 2018.

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