Excited Utterance

Definition of Excited Utterance

In evidence, a statement relating to a startling event or condition made while the declarant was under the stress of excitement caused by the event or condition. It is an exception to the hearsay rule. Fed.Evid. Rule 803(2); State v. Emery, 4 Or. App. 527, 480 P.2d 445, 447. See also Fresh complaint rule; Spontaneous declarations.

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