Man collapses, dies after marathon

November 3, 2008 10:53:08 AM PST
A Brazilian runner has collapsed and died after finishing the New York City Marathon.Police say 58-year-old Sao Paulo resident Carlos Jose Gomes had just passed the finish line around 4:30 Sunday afternoon when he complained about feeling ill. They say he was taken by ambulance to a Manhattan hospital, where he died shortly after.

No cause of death has been disclosed.

At least two other runners fell ill during the race and had to be hospitalized.

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