WHOOPS! Mountain-biker dies after collapsing at country park (UK)
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Mountain-biker dies after collapsing at country park
Land and air ambulances were scrambled to the scene
Matt SimpsonSenior Reporter
11:47, 19 NOV 2017
A cyclist has died after collapsing while mountain-biking at a country park.
The air ambulance, alongside land ambulances, were called to the car park of Apedale Community Country Park shortly before 8.50am this morning.
The cyclist, a man believed to be 50 years old, had been with friends at the park, between Silverdaleand Chesterton when he collapsed.
He was taken to hospital having suffered a cardiac arrest, but sadly nothing could be done to save him and he was pronounced dead.
A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: "We were called at 8.50am by our colleagues at the ambulance service to Apedale Country Park.
"The reported a man, who had been mountain-biking with friends, complained about feeling unwell before he collapsed.
"It appears he suffered a cardiac arrest. He was taken to hospital but was confirmed dead on arrival. The man's family have been made aware."
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