Triathlon athlete, 69, dies during competitive swim

A 69-year-old triathlete died while competing in a NY triathlon during the swimming portion of the event yesterday. The man, Vincent Fleck of Mount Kisco, died after being found in distress by a lifeguard. He was brought to shore in a canoe, then to a rescue boat and on to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The Medical Examiner is set to do an autopsy to determine the man’s cause of death.