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  NC senator collapses during race, taken away in ambulance
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Last EditedRP  May 17, 2017 09:54am
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AuthorSTEPHEN OHLEMACHER
News DateWednesday, May 17, 2017 03:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionRepublican Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina collapsed during a Washington, D.C., race Wednesday morning and was taken away by ambulance.

Tillis, 57, was seen on the ground being administered CPR by bystanders at about 15-20 minutes into the race, which started at 8 a.m. The three-mile race was being held in Anacostia Park in the southeast part of the city.

Tillis at first appeared unconscious but was revived and breathing when taken away by ambulance from the ACLI Capital Challenge Three Mile Team Race. Tillis was participating in the ACLI Capital Challenge race, an annual event in Anacostia Park in the district. He was leading his own team, “Team Tillis.”
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