Triathlete's Death Prompts Safety Push

1 decade 1 year 9 months ago Sunday, July 22 2007 Jul 22, 2007 Sunday, July 22, 2007 1:38:25 PM CDT July 22, 2007 in News
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WEBSTER GROVES (AP) - A new team of athletes will compete at various events in the St. Louis region, with a mission of raising awareness about safety. The group will be called 464. That was the competition number of Kevin Hunt when he died last month while taking part in a triathlon. The 28-year-old was finishing a 500-yard swim at the Ultramax Triathlon, when he went under water at Aspen Lake in Innsbrook. His autopsy results are pending. Bicyclists rode to a golf fundraiser in Hunt's honor yesterday, and also past the cemetery where he is buried. His family remains touched by the support they've received, and efforts to improve outdoor safety.

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