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USA: Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton collapses during speech00:30

USA: Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton collapses during speech

United States, St.Paul
January 24, 2017 at 04:54 GMT +00:00 · Published

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton fainted while delivering his annual State of the State speech in St. Paul, Monday. Staffers rushed to aid Dayton, 69, who hit his head on a lectern as he collapsed.

The Democrat reportedly returned to his home after some routine emergency checks. His son, Eric, tweeted “I'm with my dad now and he's doing great.”

Dayton, who is not seeking reelection, turns 70 on Thursday.

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Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton fainted while delivering his annual State of the State speech in St. Paul, Monday. Staffers rushed to aid Dayton, 69, who hit his head on a lectern as he collapsed.

The Democrat reportedly returned to his home after some routine emergency checks. His son, Eric, tweeted “I'm with my dad now and he's doing great.”

Dayton, who is not seeking reelection, turns 70 on Thursday.