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Man, 28, who was found unconscious next to motorcycle in Plymouth dies

By Jon_Bayley  |  Posted: January 09, 2013

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A young Plymouth man has died after a suffering a suspected cardiac arrest while climbing on his motorcycle.

Police were called to Shakespeare Road in the Crownhill area at 5:10am after a report of a sudden death.

The man, aged 28, was rushed to Derriford Hospital by ambulance where he was pronounced dead.

A police spokesman said: "It appears the man started up his white and blue Suzuki bike and suffered a cardiac arrest. He was found in the road beside the bike by neighbours."

Police say his next of kin have been informed.

Shakespeare Road was closed around the St Peters Way junction until 7:30am.

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  • Sharon40  |  January 09 2013, 7:17PM

    How sad , way too young , hope the life he lived was full of fun and love and happiness , its so heartbreaking when anyone passes away but even worse when they are so young , RIP young man and my heart goes out to his family x

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  • jennyplym  |  January 09 2013, 3:06PM

    My Nephew who was fit and healthy died on his way to work, just dropped down dead SDS Sudden Death Syndrom 15yrs ago on a cold winters morning, he was just 20 never had an illness in his life. My Heart goes out to his Family, you never get over it.

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  • SaltashSalty  |  January 09 2013, 2:36PM

    This is so sad. My daughters partner died 18 months ago after a massive heart attack, and he was fit and well up until that day. RIP fellow biker. Condolences to the family X

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  • concernedply  |  January 09 2013, 1:05PM

    very sad story , probably on his way to work , too young, condolances to his family xxx

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  • scareydave  |  January 09 2013, 9:51AM

    Poor sod. RIP.

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