2 runners die during Philly Marathon

PHILADELPHIA – Two runners have died while running the Philadelphia Marathon today.

Race organizers confirmed one runner, a 21-year-old Asian male, collapsed at the finish line. Another runner, a 40-year-old white male, collapsed a quarter-mile from the finish line.

CBS Station KYW reports that both runners were taken to Hahnemann University Hospital where they were pronounced dead of apparent heart attacks.

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-CBS Interactive