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.
— Senator Thom Tillis (@SenThomTillis) May 17, 2017
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