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Biking Across Kansas Suffers a Casualty

Sad news from Biking Across Kansas, the annual cross-state bicycle tour of the Sunflower State. According to a news report from Wichita’s KAKE:

Hamilton County authorities say one of the Bike Across Kansas riders may have suffered a medical condition Friday afternoon.

He collapsed about a mile from the Colorado border.

Emergency crews rushed him to a hospital where authorities say he died a short time later.

The man’s name and age have not been released.

We’ll follow up with more info as it becomes available…

See also: Biking Across Kansas 2009 Preview

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By Randy Rasa, editor/webmaster at Kansas Cyclist, the web’s premier Kansas cycling information site, featuring authoritative guides to Kansas cycling clubs, bike shops, organized bike rides, touring, trails, and much more. [learn more]

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