GOP Congressional Nominee Arrington Having More Surgery After Accident

Kathryn Ziesig/The Post And Courier

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina lawmaker who’s running for Congress is having more surgery for injuries suffered in a highway accident.

Spokesman Michael Mule says state Rep. Katie Arrington was in surgery late Sunday afternoon. He said in a text message that he would have an update on her condition later.

The 47-year-old Arrington repeatedly highlighted U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford’s criticism of President Donald Trump as she defeated Sanford in a GOP primary earlier this month.

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office has said Arrington and a friend were traveling southbound on U.S. Highway 17 on Friday evening when a vehicle traveling in the wrong direction hit their vehicle.

The driver of the other vehicle died at the scene. The driver of Arrington’s vehicle also sustained serious injuries.

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