16 Year-Old Dies After Completing Marathon

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) -- A 16-year-old runner has died after she completed a half-marathon in Virginia Beach.

Virginia Emergency Medical Services chief Ed Brazle tells media outlets that the 16-year-old girl was from the Richmond area.

Brazle says the teenager went to a first aid tent after finishing the Shamrock Half-Marathon on Sunday. She fell unconscious and was taken to a hospital, where she died.

Her name hasn't been released. No other details were immediately available.


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