Monday, April 27, 2015

BREAKING: Fumo collapses on state Senate floor

John Baer reports from Harrisburg that state Sen. Vince Fumo has collapsed on the state Senate floor. Doors to the chamber have been locked. We will update when we get more details on his condition. Fumo -- who goes to trial for corruption in September -- suffered a heart attack in March. He's also had two back operations in the past year. UPDATE: Capitolwire.com is reporting that paramedics entered the chamber, but left without Fumo. The report also says Sen. John Wozniak, D-Cambria, came out and said Fumo appeared to be okay.

BREAKING: Fumo collapses on state Senate floor

John Baer reports from Harrisburg that state Sen. Vince Fumo has collapsed on the state Senate floor. Doors to the chamber have been locked. We will update when we get more details on his condition.

Fumo -- who goes to trial for corruption in September -- suffered a heart attack in March. He's also had two back operations in the past year.

UPDATE: Capitolwire.com is reporting that paramedics entered the chamber, but left without Fumo. The report also says Sen. John Wozniak, D-Cambria, came out and said Fumo appeared to be okay.

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