Tourist taken from White House on stretcher
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A tourist was reportedly taken from the White House on a stretcher Thursday morning after falling and hitting his head.

NBC News White House correspondent Kelly O'Donnell wrote on Twitter that the tourist was an older man, according to White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Hill about the incident.

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Bloomberg White House reporter Jennifer Jacobs said the man appeared to have been taken care of. Jacobs wrote on Twitter that the unidentified man was "smiling as he talked to paramedics."