Two Die During RAGBRAI
( Mason City, IA ) A second participant in this year’s RAGBRAI bicycle ride across Iowa has died. Seventy-four-year-old Frank Brinkerhoff was found dead in his tent early Thursday morning after the overnight stop of the bike ride at Mason City.Brinkerhoff had served as president of the Siouxland Cyclists.
The cause of his death wasn’t immediately known, but investigators say they don’t suspect foul play. Friends say they are taking solace in the fact that he died doing what he loved.
Tom Teesdale had died of a heart attack while riding near Graettinger Monday.
( from Wheeler News )