Medical examiner identifies runner who died at ‘Run Like a Diva‘ half marathon

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by Alex Macon/ The Daily News

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Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:44 PM

Updated Wednesday, Apr 16 at 3:38 PM

GALVESTON — A woman died Sunday after collapsing at the finish line of the Run Like a Diva half marathon in downtown Galveston, medical personnel and race organizers said.

The Galveston County Medical Examiner identified the victim as 27-year-old Kaytie Joiner, of Edmon, Oklahoma.  Her cause of death is still pending.

Joiner collapsed at about 9:45 a.m. and was later pronounced dead at the University of Texas Medical Branch, organizers of the half marathon said in a statement.

After she collapsed, medical personnel responded immediately and treated the runner for full cardiac arrest, said Tommy Lee of Galveston Emergency Medical Services.

Click here to read more at theGalveston County Daily News.

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