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Old April 24th 12, 04:04 AM posted to alt.mountain-bike,rec.bicycles.soc,rec.backcountry,ca.environment,sci.environment
Mike Vandeman[_4_]
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Default WHOOPS! ANOTHER Mountain Biker Dies!

Evolution in action!



State police report fatality in weekend mountain bike race

By Staff reports
The Evening Tribune
Posted Apr 23, 2012 @ 02:33 PM

Bath-based state police reported today that a Rochester man died in a
mountain bike race Sunday. Police aren't sure of the cause of death,
but said nothing criminal is suspected.

The victim, Eric O'Brein, 46, was participating in a mountain bike
race in the Prattsburgh-Wheeler area in Steuben County when he fell
over on Canen Hill Road.

People attending the race discovered the man wasn't breathing and
started administering CPR and called 911, according to state police.

The man was transported to Ira Davenport Hospital in Bath, where he
was pronounced.

State police said O'Brein's family has been notified.
Old April 26th 12, 08:41 PM posted to alt.mountain-bike
lil p
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Hiker dies in fall from Rattlesnake Ledge trail

A 32-year-old¬*man was killed Friday when he fell over a cliff while
hiking on the Rattlesnake Ledge trail near North Bend, according to the
King County Sheriff's Office.
Another hiker called authorities late Friday afternoon and
reported¬*that he had seen the man fall, said spokeswoman Cindi
West.¬*¬*The caller had hiked down the 300-foot embankment to
the location where the man had fallen and determined he was dead, then
walked to a parking lot where he called to report the death,¬*West
Members of the sheriff's search-and-rescue unit responded and determined
the hiker had died.
The victim's name was being withheld pending the notification of his
family. He is believed to have been hiking alone, West said.
Tags: King County Sheriff's Office, North Bend, North Bend hiker


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