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Man Collapses and Dies While Bicycling Near Admire

On June 22, Kenneth Young, age 58 of Admire, collapsed along K-99 highway in Admire, and later died from unkown causes.

KAKE has the story:

A Kansas man is dead after collapsing while riding a bicycle.

KVOE News in Emporia reports that Kansas Highway Patrol troopers and Lyon County deputies were called out to the 3200 block of Kansas Highway 99 shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday.

There, they found a man who had apparently collapsed while riding his bicycle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

He’s been identified as 58-year-old Kenneth Young. The cause of death is currently unknown. Autopsy results are pending.

Also, from the Emporia Gazette: Man collapsed on K-99 dies

Kenneth Young’s obituary reports that Mr. Young worked for Hopkins Manufacturing, and is survived by his Wife, mother, four daughters, a son, a sister, three brothers, and seven grandchildren.

Kenneth Young is the second person to die while bicycling in Kansas in 2014. Kristina Brown was killed by a drunk driver on January 10th in Wichita.


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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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