Richmond teen dies in Virginia Beach half marathon

Posted at 5:37 PM, Mar 16, 2014

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WTKR) -- A teen from Richmond has died after finishing the Shamrock Half Marathon in Virginia Beach Sunday morning, according to Ed Brazle with Virginia Beach EMS.

The teen collapsed after crossing the finish line around 10 A.M.  Medical crews took her to the on-sight medical tent and then transferred her to Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital, where she later died.

Race directors Jerry and Amy Frostick said, in an email, “We are thankful for the very quick response of our emergency responders.  Our thoughts and prayers are with this individual’s loved ones during this difficult time.”

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