Gov. Mark Dayton collapsed during his State of the State address

Mark Dayton recovering after collapsing during his State of the State address

By David Montgomery and Rachel E. Stassen-Berger
PUBLISHED: January 23, 2017 at 7:51 pm | UPDATED: January 24, 2017 at 12:24 pm
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Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton collapses while giving his annual State of the State Address in the House Chambers of the State Capitol in St. Paul, Monday, January 23, 2017. Dayton had tripped earlier in the evening before heading to the podium. (Pioneer Press: Scott Takushi)

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton collapses while giving his annual State of the State Address in the House Chambers of the State Capitol in St. Paul, Monday, January 23, 2017. Dayton had tripped earlier in the evening before heading to the podium. (Pioneer Press: Scott Takushi)

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Gov. Mark Dayton collapsed during his State of the State address Monday evening in front of an assembled audience of lawmakers, state officials and Minnesotans.

The 69-year-old Dayton fainted 45 minutes into the speech before a joint session of the Legislature at the state Capitol in St. Paul. After spending several minutes on the ground in the House chamber, he walked into a back room with assistance. His staff later said that he returned home, was evaluated by medics and is planning to deliver his biennial budget on Tuesday.

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Jean Léonard Marie Poiseuille

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia on August 26, 2016
Jean Léonard Marie Poiseuille
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Born 22 April 1797
Died 26 December 1869 (aged 72) Paris
Nationality French
Fields physicist and physiologist
Alma mater Ecole Polytechnique
Known for Poiseuille’s law

Jean Léonard Marie Poiseuille (French: [pwazœj]; 22 April 1797 – 26 December 1869) was a French physicist and physiologist.

Poiseuille was born in Paris, France and he died there on 26 December 1869.

Fluid flow

From 1815 to 1816 he studied at the École Polytechnique in Paris. He was trained in physics and mathematics. In 1828 he earned his D.Sc. degree with a dissertation entitled Recherches sur la force du coeur aortique. He was interested in the flow of human blood in narrow tubes.

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Engineer ‘nodded’ before NYC train wreck

In this photo taken on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, Metro North Railroad engineer William Rockefeller is wheeled on a stretcher away from the area where the commuter train he was operating derailed in the Bronx borough of New York. The National Transportation Safety Board reported Monday that the train Rockefeller was driving was going 82 mph around a 30-mph curve when it derailed killing four people and injuring more than 60. (AP Photo/Robert Stolarik)

In this photo taken on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, Metro North Railroad engineer William Rockefeller is wheeled on a stretcher away from the area where the commuter train he was operating derailed in the Bronx borough of New York. The National Transportation Safety Board reported Monday that the train Rockefeller was driving was going 82 mph around a 30-mph curve when it derailed killing four people and injuring more than 60. (AP Photo/Robert Stolarik)

BY JIM FITZGERALD & TOM HAYS – ASSOCIATED PRESS
December 3, 2013, 12:59 PM

NEW YORK — The engineer in the commuter-train derailment that killed four people over the weekend caught himself nodding at the controls just before the wreck, a union official said Tuesday.

William Rockefeller “caught himself, but he caught himself too late,” said Anthony Bottalico, leader of the rail employees union, relating what he said Rockfeller told him.

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A 21-Year-Old Man with Syncope and Palpitations: Case Presentation

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Mark P. Brady, PA-C Contributor Information
April 16, 2013

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I-5 reopens 11 hours after fiery crash kills 3 truckers

By BakersfieldNow.com staff Published: Nov 6, 2012 at 8:38 AM PDT 
Last Updated: Nov 7, 2012 at 12:16 PM PDT
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Three truck drivers are dead as crews clean up the aftermath of a crash Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, on Interstate 5 just west of Bakersfield, Calif.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A fiery crash involving three big rigs closed northbound Interstate 5 just west of Bakersfield for roughly 11 hours from late Monday to early Tuesday.

All lanes reopend around 9:15 a.m. Tuesday. Traffic had been diverted onto northbound Highway 99 and westbound Highway 46, then back onto I-5.

All three truck drivers died in the crash. The Kern County coroner’s office identified two of the drivers Wednesday as 45-year-old Robert Puga, of Lancaster, Calif., and 55-year-old Johnny Hannah from Oregon.

The third driver’s name was withheld.

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