Runner Dies After Disney Half-Marathon
ORLANDO, Fla. — A runner who participated in the Walt Disney World Half-Marathon collapsed Saturday after he crossed the finish line, and later died at a hospital, authorities said.
William Kane collapsed Saturday morning, and was taken to Celebration Hospital in Orlando, where he was pronounced dead, said Gary Conduff, a hospital spokesman.
Conduff said he was unable to confirm Kane's age and hometown.
Walt Disney World spokeswoman Kim Purty confirmed that a man collapsed after crossing the finish line and that he was then taken by ambulance to a local hospital.