Cyclist dies in Sandwich after feeling unwell during bike ride
A CYCLIST died on Sunday - an hour after complaining of feeling unwell.
Kent Air Ambulance landed on Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, at about 12.40pm on Sunday, May 6, to help a man in his 50s who had been out riding with friends and suffered a cardiac arrest.
The A256 was closed for about an hour whilst paramedics battled to save the man’s life.
A spokesman for Kent Police said: “We were called following a report a cyclist had become unwell whilst riding along the cycle path beside the dual carriageway.
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“Officers attended and the road, the A256, was closed to allow the air ambulance to land.
“The man, believed to be aged in his 50s, was confirmed dead at 1.20pm.”
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