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Man on bike dies in middle of busy Playa del Carmen street

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — An American man who suddenly fell while riding a bike in Playa del Carmen has died. On Monday morning, emergency response services were called to the Zazil-Ha neighborhood after the man collapsed along Fifth Avenue.

Witnesses reported that around 10:20 a.m., he was riding when he suddenly fell off his bike, landing in the middle of the street. Passersby called for emergency help. Paramedics arrived, but were unable to do anything since he was found without vital signs.

The 55-year-old American man, whose identity has not been released, is believed to have suffered a heart attack, however, an autopsy will confirm the official cause of death.