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Cyclist Dies After Suffering Heart Attack During TD 5 Boro Bike Tour

Michael Boren, 51, From Mich. Went Into Cardiac Arrest On Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge
Cyclists take part in TD 5 Boro Bike Tour 2013. (credit: Jessica Marcus/CBSNewYork.com)

Cyclists take part in TD 5 Boro Bike Tour 2013. (credit: Jessica Marcus/CBSNewYork.com)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A man died while taking part in the annual TD 5 Boro Bike Tour, police confirmed to WCBS 880 on Sunday afternoon.

According to police, 51-year-old Michigan resident Michael Boren was taking part in the 40-mile race and went into cardiac arrest around 10:50 a.m. on the upper level of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge.

Boren, of Almont, Mich., was pronounced dead at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center after attempts at CPR failed, according to police.

It is believed the man had suffered a heart attack in the past, police said.

About 32,000 cyclists took part in the five-borough bike race.

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