Country Star Randy Travis Released From Hospital Following Stroke, Heart Attack

Published 07/31 2013 09:26PM

Updated 07/31 2013 09:29PM

County superstar Randy Travis has been released from the hospital and is headed to a physical therapy facility after suffering a stroke and a heart attack earlier this month.

His publicist said in a statement that Travis had left Baylor Heart Hospital in Plano, Texas, for an unspecified rehabilitation center. 

"Thanks to all the fans and friends for your continued prayers and support as Randy continues on the road to recovery," says Travis' fiance Mary Davis said Wednesday.  

The 54-year-old Grammy award winning singer had a stroke July 10 while being treated for heart failure caused by a viral infection.

The "Three Wooden Crosses" singer. was admitted to Baylor Medical Center McKinney near his home in Tioga, about 60 miles north of Dallas, through the emergency room on July 7. He was transferred to The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano after having a pump installed via catheter.

Travis' illness comes as he's been trying to put his life back together following a series of embarrassing public incidents involving alcohol. 

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