Hillary Clinton collapses during speaking appearance

Very few details available, AP report in its entirety.

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton collapses during speaking appearance in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) – Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton collapsed Monday while delivering a speech on Social Security, a radio station reported.

Colleen DiPirro, president of the Amherst, N.Y., Chamber of Commerce, told WBEN-AM radio that Clinton told the crowd she was feeling weak and had had a stomach virus. Clinton started to speak then collapsed, DiPirro told the radio station.

Clinton, 57, was treated by an emergency crew at the scene and declined to be taken to a hospital, the radio station said.

She was scheduled to speak later Monday at a Catholic college about health care. Several hundred people were waiting to hear that address. There were also hundreds of anti-abortion protesters waiting at the college.

Clinton’s 58-year-old husband, former president Bill Clinton, had quadruple bypass surgery in September.

Thanks to Big Bang Hunter in the comments for the heads up.

Update: No snarkiness intended, but over at CNN her “collapsing” has been downgraded to a “fainting.” It does not sound that serious as she gave another speech an hour later.

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