Costa Rica: Man Collapses While Walking on Sidewalk, Dies

Man collapsed while walking

A man, whose identity has not yet been revealed, died after collapsing on a sidewalk in Escazú on August 5.

He was walking near the Montescazú shopping center when for unknown reasons he collapsed. Passersby took it upon themselves to alert the authorities using the 9-1-1 emergency system.

Representatives of the Red Cross arrived to the scene and declared the man deceased. The case has been transferred to the remit of law enforcement officials.

Officials are treating the death as natural though they will proceed and investigate the actual cause.

The corpse has been sent to the morgue.

Details will be added to this page as they become available.