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Runner collapses, dies during Disney World half marathon

Victim's name, age not released

File photo.
File photo.

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – A runner collapsed and died Sunday at the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon at Lake Buena Vista, officials said.

The runner's name and age have not been released.

The runner collapsed near the finish line and later died.

“We offer our sincerest sympathies to the family and loved ones of the runner during this difficult time,” a Disney spokesperson said.

The 13.1-mile race, in its eighth year, started at the Magic Kingdom parking lot and ended at Epcot.

No other details, including the runner's cause of death, have been released.

 


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