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NEW DETAILS: Commerce Secretary Takes Medical Leave After Car Accidents

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson, under investigation for his role in an alleged hit-and-run accident and another car crash over the weekend in California, will take an immediate medical leave of absence, his office said on Monday night.

Bryson has advised President Barack Obama that he will step aside "so that I can focus all of my attention on resolving the health issues," according to a statement.

A separate White House statement said that Bryson, who aides said suffered an apparent seizure on Saturday while driving near his Los Angeles-area home, will undergo medical tests and evaluations. click here to read more

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