Senator Lugar reacts to tragic death of former Senator Ted Stevens

By: Jeff Blevins Email
By: Jeff Blevins Email

Hospital officials say Sean O'Keefe remains in critical condition, while his teenage son and another man are listed as serious.

Perhaps you didn't know, but Sen. Ted Stevens was actually a Hoosier himself. Stevens was born in 1923 in Indianapolis.

We caught up with Sen. Dick Lugar R-Ind earlier Wednesday who said, although Stevens served Alaska, he never forgot his Indiana roots.

“Ted went to School Number 84 in Indianapolis, he was Hoosier. He had a boyhood in this state. We often reminisced about that as senators. We served together for 30 years. "I will miss him very much and I was very very sad to hear that news yesterday,” Sen. Dick Lugar said.


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