Baldelli-Hunt discharged from hospital after collapsing at event in Woonsocket

Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli Hunt is seen speaking at an organ donor event, Thursday, April 20, 2023. (WLNE)

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WLNE) — Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt was discharged from the hospital after she collapsed last week during an event recognizing National Organ Donation Month.

Department of Public Works Director Steven D’Agostino told ABC 6 News Monday that Baldelli-Hunt was released from Landmark Hospital on Friday.

Baldelli-Hunt was encouraging residents Thursday to register as organ donors. She collapsed during a group photo.

It wasn’t immediately known what caused the mayor to pass out.

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