Man dead after participating in Cooper River Bridge Run


EDITOR'S NOTE: Family members of John Frederick Barden contacted ABC News 4 and reported he was 68-year-old and not 74 as originally reported by the coroner's office. This brief has been modified to reflect the family's desired change.


The Charleston County Coroner's Office is reporting a man who died after participating in the Cooper River Bridge Run died of "natural causes."

John Frederick Barden, 68, of Troy, North Carolina was transported by EMS from the Cooper River Bridge Run to MUSC. He later lost his life.

Check back with ABC News 4 as we continue to follow this story.

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