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One Runner Dies at Sunday’s Chicago Marathon (Video/Story)


Chicago, IL-(ENEWSPF)- One runner died today at the Chicago Marathon.

From the Chicago Sun-Times:

One runner died during the Chicago Marathon, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. A firefighter from North Carolina who apparently collapsed during the run died Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

The unidentified man was pronounced dead at 12:03 p.m. at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. An autopsy is planned for Monday.

Police said he was a 35-year-old North Carolina. Further details were not known immediately.


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