Rider dies during second day of 2014 RAGBRAI
A 62-year-old cyclist died while he was riding on the RAGBRAI route near Graettinger, Iowa.
The man suffered from a medical issue while he was riding Monday, July 21, 2014, according to a blog post on the RAGBRAI website.
“A trauma surgeon, nurse, critical care paramedic on a medical motorcycle and a care ambulance that carries a nurse, paramedic and physician all tended to the man,” the post said.
He was taken to a hospital in Emmetsburg where he later died.
The man was later identified as 62-year-old Tom Teesdale of West Branch, Iowa. He reportedly died of a heart attack.