Source: A bicyclist who crashed Friday while riding on a UW-Madison recreational path died at UW Hospital. Police said they believe the bicyclist had a medical problem that caused the crash. The unidentified bicyclist was riding on the Temin Lake Shore path at about 2:45 p.m. Friday, UW-Madison Police said in a news release. "As officers were responding, dispatch advised that the biker was bleeding and possibly was not breathing," said Sgt. Aaron Chapin in the release. Officers and bystanders performed CPR and used a defibrillator to try to resuscitate the bicyclist. "Paramedics from the Madison Fire Department arrived a short time later and performed additional lifesaving measures," Chapin said. The victim was pronounced dead at the hospital. An investigation into the death is being conducted.
Crash time: between noon and 2:59 p.m.
Land use: Urban
Road type: Multi-use path or trail
Where on the road the collision happened: Trail
Collision type: None
Vehicle type: No other vehicle involved
If truck: Unknown
At crash time driver was: other
SourcesSource: News Report
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