BREAKING NEWS: American Idol Congressional Candidate Clay Aiken’s opponent just died

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Congressional candidate Keith Crisco dead at 71

ASHEBORO, N.C. — Keith Crisco, Clay Aiken’s opponent for the U.S. House District 2 seat, died at his home on Monday afternoon, a spokeswoman for Asheboro Elastics Corp. has confirmed.

Reports suggest he suffered injuries from a fall around 1 p.m. at his home on Thayer Drive in Asheboro.

Crisco was dead when emergency services arrived at the scene, City Manager John Ogburn has confirmed.