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NC senator collapses during race, taken away in ambulance

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WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. Thom of North Carolina during a Washington, D.C., race Wednesday morning and has been taken away by ambulance.

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

In this April 7, 2017 file photo, Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Tillis collapsed Wednesday, May 17, 2017, during Washington race, received CPR, as was taken away in ambulance. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
In this April 7, 2017 file photo, Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Tillis collapsed Wednesday, May 17, 2017, during Washington race, received CPR, as was taken away in ambulance. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

at first appeared unconscious but was revived and breathing when taken away by ambulance from the ACLI Capital Challenge 3 Mile Team Race.

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