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Man dies while competing in Colorado bike race

Posted: 2:03 PM, Aug 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-11 16:03:55-04
Cyclist dies after crash in Steamboat Springs

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A man died after suffering an apparent medical event during a mountain bike race in north-central Colorado.

Routt County Undersheriff Doug Scherar tells the Steamboat Pilot & Today the 45-year-old man from Littleton had stopped to rest on a bench near an aid station Saturday and was talking to a race coordinator when he fell over. Efforts to revive him were unsuccessful. The man's name hasn't been released.

The man was competing in the Steamboat Stinger, a 50-mile mountain bike race.