Man collapses and dies during London Marathon

London, April 25 (IANS) A man died after collapsing while running at the London Marathon, organisers confirmed here on Monday.

David Seath, aged 31, from Cowdenbeath and a serving officer in the British Army, collapsed at the 23 mile mark on Sunday and, although he received immediate medical treatment, he died later in hospital, reports Xinhua.

It was announced in a statement that further details will be released and the family has asked for privacy. The exact cause of death will be established by a medical examination later.

–IANS

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