RAGBRAI Cyclist Found Dead in Tent

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MASON CITY, Iowa – A 74-year-old man has died while on RAGBRAI in Mason City.

The Des Moines Register reports emergency responders found George Brinkerhoff of Sioux City dead in his tent Thursday morning.

A medical examiner responded to the scene and has yet to determine the cause of death.

Authorities say it appears he died of natural causes.

This is the second death on RAGBRAI this year. Tom Teesdale, 63, died Tuesday after suffering a medical condition.