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REPORT: Sen. Thom Tillis Collapses During Race (Update: He’s fine)

REPORT: Sen. Thom Tillis Collapses During Race (Update: He’s fine)

Taken away from race in an ambulance

Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) collapsed during a race in Washington, D.C., received CPR, and was whisked away in an ambulance, reports Fox News.

From Fox News:

Sen. Thom Tillis collapsed during a Washington, D.C. race Wednesday morning and was taken away in an ambulance after reportedly receiving CPR.

Tillis, R-N.C., at first appeared unconscious but was revived and seen breathing as he left the scene.

A source told Fox News that Tillis was awake at the hospital and it appeared he had suffered from dehydration.

The 57-year-old was seen on the ground being administered to by bystanders at about the two-mile mark in the three-mile race in Anacostia Park in the southeast part of the city.

Tillis was competing in the ACLI Capital Challenge 3 Mile Team Race. According to the race website, the Capital Challenge “attracts scores of members of Congress, high-ranking political appointees, Generals, Admirals, television correspondents, print and web reporters, Federal Judges and other Washington VIPs.”

Update: He’s fine

Sen. Tillis tweeted a video of himself saying he did not receive CPR or any special measures, he got overheated, but if fine.

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So even Fox is spreading fake news now.