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Cyclist Dies In Rhinecliff After Apparent Medical Emergency, Police Say

Dutchess County sheriff's deputies are investigating after a male bicyclist died of an apparent medical emergency at Ferncliff Forest in Rhinebeck on Sunday.
Dutchess County sheriff's deputies are investigating after a male bicyclist died of an apparent medical emergency at Ferncliff Forest in Rhinebeck on Sunday. Photo Credit: Google Maps

RHINEBECK, N.Y. -- Police are investigating the sudden death of a man who was bicycling at Ferncliff Forest in Rhinebeck on Sunday.

The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office could not give out any details late Sunday afternoon, such as the man’s identity, cause of death, or who found him.

Sheriff's officials told the Poughkeepsie Journal that the man apparently had had an unknown medical emergency.

Assisting at the scene were firefighters and paramedics, the Poughkeepsie Journal story said.

An autopsy is being conducted by the medical examiner’s office, the Poughkeepsie Journal reported.

This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.

To read the Poughkeepsie Journal story, click here.

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