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Half Marathon Runner Dies After Finishing Brooklyn Race

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A runner who took part in this weekend's Brooklyn Half Marathon is dead.

Officials with New York Road Runners say the 31-year-old man collapsed at the finished line and was taken to Coney Island hospital.

There is no word on what caused his death.

Thousands took part in the 13.1 mile race on Saturday.

A spokesperson for the New York Road Runners says everyone's thoughts and sympathies are with the runner's family and those close to him.

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