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Mark Knutson, the director of the Fargo Marathon, died on Sunday morning following a cycling accident



Fargo, North Dakota – The Fargo Marathon’s director, Mark Knutson, 53, died in a bicycling accident early on Sunday morning.

The 1100 block of South Shore Drive, directly west of the intersection with Muir Lane, was the scene of a significant accident, which Becker County Dispatch was informed about at around 7:06 AM, according to the police.

When emergency personnel arrived, they discovered that a westbound cyclist had collided with a westbound pickup truck pulling a boat trailer.

Knutson was given CPR on the spot, and after being transported by Life Link III Helicopter to Sanford Hospital in Fargo, he died there.

A native of Detroit Lakes, Knutson. Jacob Grabowski, a 42-year-old Fargo resident, is the driver of the pickup truck pulling the boat trailer.

Although no charges have been brought, the inquiry is still ongoing.

Updates will be provided by Valley News Live as soon as they are available.