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KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii — A 53-year-old man who fell while mountain biking on the Big Island has died from his injuries.
West Hawaii Today reports that the man and his wife were riding an off-road trail on Thursday around the Mauna Kea volcano when he fell.
Hawaii Fire Department Battalion Chief John Whitman said an off-duty firefighter and bystanders who came across the scene performed life-saving procedures until a rescue crew arrived by way of helicopter.
The man was flown to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The fire department said the man was wearing a helmet when he fell.
The department said he is a resident of San Francisco, California.
Information from: West Hawaii Today, http://www.westhawaiitoday.com
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