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NAACP LEADER-CRASH
(2007-11-23)
(wgvu) - A FORMER MICHIGAN POLITICAL FIGURE REMAINS
HOSPITALIZED IN CRITICAL CONDITION NEARLY A WEEK AFTER HE WAS
SEVERELY BURNED IN AN ALABAMA CAR WRECK.
ED VAUGHN HAS SERVED SINCE OCTOBER AS PRESIDENT OF THE ALABAMA
STATE CHAPTER OF THE NAACP.
THE 73-YEAR-OLD WAS BURNED OVER 50 PERCENT OF HIS BODY IN A
FIVE-VEHICLE TRAFFIC CRASH LAST WEEKEND. TWO WOMEN TRAVELING WITH
VAUGHN WHEN THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED ALSO REMAIN HOSPITALIZED.
OFFICIALS SAY VAUGHN HELPED GET THE WOMEN OUT OF THE CAR BEFORE
IT BURST INTO FLAMES.
VAUGHN SPENT TEN YEARS AS EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO FORMER DETROIT
MAYOR COLEMAN YOUNG. HE THEN SERVED FROM 1992 TO 2000 IN THE
MICHIGAN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RETURNING TO HIS NATIVE ALABAMA
IN 2001.

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