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Man dies during Triathlon in Rhode Island

Man dies during Triathlon in Rhode Island

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) _ A 70-year-old South Kingstown man has died after competing in a local triathlon.
 

Authorities say James Lawrence apparently suffered a heart attack during quarter-mile swim portion of the Crabman Triathlon Sunday morning.
 
Lawrence was brought by lifeguards to a support boat, where emergency crews performed CPR. He was then transported to South County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead just before 8 a.m.

 

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