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Runner Collapses & Dies At Finish Line Of Brooklyn Half Marathon

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A runner collapsed and died at the finish line of the Brooklyn Half Marathon on Saturday morning, according to media reports.

At least 15 participants in the popular half marathon race were transported to local hospitals, including five of whom were considered to be in “serious condition,” according to a confirmation from the New York City Fire Department released to People on Saturday afternoon.

Tragically, one person — identified as a man in his 30s — was pronounced dead at Coney Island Hospital later in the day, according to race organizers.

People identified the runner as a 30-year-old man; later on Saturday, CNN reported that the deceased participant was a 32-year-old man.

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