Rider dies during second day of 2014 RAGBRAI

RAGBRAI  7-26-13, photo submitted by Iowa State Trooper, Dan  Loussaert

RAGBRAI 7-26-13, photo submitted by Iowa State Trooper, Dan Loussaert

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.



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