Name Not Yet Released
Name Not Yet Released
Age Unknown    Madison, WI    December 07 2012
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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.

Collision Data

Crash time: between noon and 2:59 p.m.

Closest Intersection:

Land use: Urban

Road type: Multi-use path or trail

Where on the road the collision happened: Trail

Collision type: None

Driver Data

Vehicle type: No other vehicle involved

If truck: Unknown

At crash time driver was: other

Sources

Source: News Report
Type: Blog
Pos/Neg: Neutral
Link if Website: http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/crime_and_courts/bicyclist-dies-after-crashing-on-uw-path-following-medical-problem/article_a5411004-42d4-11e2-9a1f-001a4bcf887a.html

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