BREAKING: Stephanie Tubbs Jones Rushed to Hospital (UPDATE 4X)


Stephanie Tubbs Jones died Wednesday evening, August 20 from the brain hemorrhage caused by an aneurysm.

Rest in peace, Stephanie.


Sad news…Stephanie Tubbs Jones has suffered “a brain hemorrhage and was in critical condition with limited brain function…” –reported later on Wednesday.

Prayers for her and her family…


More details:

A Huron Hospital spokeswoman said Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones was admitted.

Cleveland Heights police said Tubbs Jones car was observed traveling east on Mayfield Road at about 9 p.m. in a weaving fashion. The officer activated the cruiser’s emergency lights and attempted to pull the vehicle over. The vehicle started rolling across the southbound lanes.Police said Tubbs Jones was found in “obvious medical distress.”


Apparently taken from her car last night and rushed by ambulance to the hospital:

Text of the brief story:

A local congresswoman was taken to the hospital on Tuesday.

A Huron Hospital spokeswoman said Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones was admitted. She said the congresswoman’s family asked that no other further information be made public. NewsChannel5 left a message for her assistant but that call hasn’t yet been returned.

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Cleveland Heights police said officers were called to her car before 10 p.m. for an emergency. No other information was immediately released. The 58-year-old Democrat became the first black woman to represent Ohio in congress when she was elected in 1998. Tubbs Jones is set to be a superdelegate at next week’s Democratic National Convention in Denver. She was one of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton’s biggest supporters during the primaries. She threw her support to Barack Obama in June. NewsChannel5 is hoping Wednesday to get more information about her condition.


Other reports saying she was found “collapsed”  in her car, another says she was seen “moving fast” in traffic.

A stroke or heart attack perhaps?