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Police: Man intoxicated and seizing

Published On: Jul 05 2013 10:28:30 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 05 2013 10:36:06 PM CDT

MADISON, Wis -

A Madison man was taken to the hospital after police were told an intoxicated man was having a seizure.

Around 9:30 p.m., Madison police responded to a call of a 62-year-old man having a seizure near the corner of Frances Street and Langdon Street. 

The caller, who was also intoxicated, said the man had been drinking.

Only one officer was dispatched to the scene. According to Madison police the man had five seizures in a row but was still trying to stand.

He was transported to a local hospital. His condition is unknown.

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