NEW YORK — A runner within the Brooklyn Half Marathon died simply after crossing the ending line Saturday.
It occurred simply after 9:30 a.m., about two and a half hours after the 13.1 mile race began.
Police say the sufferer, a person in his 30s, was unresponsive after they arrived. Medics handled him on the scene, then rushed him to Coney Island Hospital, the place he died.
As CBS2’s Thalia Perez studies, police have recognized the person as David Reichman, of Brooklyn, and are nonetheless investigating what prompted him to break down on the end line.
The New York Street Runners launched the next assertion:
“We’re deeply saddened by the passing of a participant following the 2022 RBC Brooklyn Half. Our ideas and sympathies are with the runner’s household and people near them.
“The male runner, age 30, collapsed after ending the race. He was instantly attended to by on-site medical workers after which transported to Coney Island Hospital. NYRR has medical workers positioned from begin to end all through the race course, who’re prepared to reply instantly to the medical wants of all runners, spectators, volunteers and workers. Runners who require additional consideration are transferred to applicable medical services.
“The well being and security of our runners, volunteers, companions, and workers stay the highest precedence for NYRR. In coordination and session with metropolis company companions and climate consultants, NYRR was carefully monitoring climate circumstances main as much as and throughout the race. All through the race, climate temperatures ranged from the low 60s to excessive 70s.”
In whole, the FDNY says 16 individuals have been taken to the hospital. 5 have been reported to have severe accidents, and 12 had non-life-threatening or minor accidents. One runner refused medical therapy.