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Cyclist Dies During ‘Ride The Rockies’

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LEADVILLE, Colo. (CBS4)- Investigators are trying to figure out why a cyclist taking part in this year’s Ride the Rockies died.

Joseph Gruber, 53, of Longmont, was found dead Wednesday morning. He had been sleeping inside the Gymnasium at Lake County High School in Leadville.

Other cyclists and Ride the Rockies medics tried to revive him.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine what caused Gruber to die.

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