Man Suffers Cardiac Arrest in Dewey Beach Sprint Triathlon

by: Alan Henney WGMD News

A triathlete was completing the swimming portion of the Dewey Beach Sprint Triathlon when he suddenly was discovered face down in the surf near Tower Road.
 
It happened just before 8:30 a.m. Ava Cannon, race director, said the course was well patrolled by lifeguards who came to the man’s aid.
 
Rescuers performed CPR on the man, who was described as approximately 45 years old.

 

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