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LOCKPORT – City Treasurer Michael E. White passed out in Mayor Michael W. Tucker’s office Tuesday while discussing city finances, Corporation Counsel John J. Ottaviano said.

White, 58, was taken by ambulance to Eastern Niagara Hospital, where he was admitted for observation, Tucker said.

The attorney said he was discussing the financial situation with White, Tucker and Common Council President Anne E. McCaffrey when White passed out.

The city is rated fiscally stressed by the State Comptroller’s Office, whose recent audit of city finances was highly critical of White’s office for providing the Council with allegedly inaccurate figures on the city’s financial position last year.