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Aug. 2, 2012ST. JOSEPH, MO |  By: Mullens

Man has apparent seizure during traffic stop

A 37 year old Kansas City man died early this morning after being pulled over and having what appeared to be a seizure in St. Joseph.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Alphonzo Smith was traveling south on I-29 when he was pulled over. He had what seemed to be seizure like symptoms and was transported, by ambulance to Heartland Regional Medical Center in St. Joesph, where he was pronounced dead at approximately 1 am. An autopsy will be performed today to determine the cause of death.