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Former Ohio Congressman in critical condition after tractor accident

Former Ohio Congressman in critical condition after tractor accident. (Source: WOIO) Former Ohio Congressman in critical condition after tractor accident. (Source: WOIO)
YOUNGSTOWN, OH (WOIO) -

Former Ohio Congressman Jim Traficant is listed in critical condition at a St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Youngstown after he was pinned under a tractor.

It happened Tuesday night in Greenford, OH.

Traficant was doing farmwork at his daughter's home when the accident occurred.

Traficant represented the 17th District in the U.S. House for more than 17 years before being expelled in July 2002.  

He was convicted of taking bribes while in office and sentenced to seven years in prison.

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