Six Flags Worker Who Collapsed Died Of Heat Stroke

AURORA, Ohio (AP) - A worker who collapsed in 90-degree heat at the Six Flags Worlds of Adventure theme park died of heat stroke, an autopsy showed Wednesday.

Dr. Elizabeth Balraj, the Cuyahoga County coroner in Cleveland, said the 58-year-old Cleveland man was more susceptible to heat stroke because he had undergone heart bypass surgery.

Balraj is withholding the name until his family could be notified. Six Flags, located 20 miles southeast of Cleveland, said it wouldn't release the name.

The man collapsed Tuesday as temperatures reached 93 degrees in the Cleveland area. He was taken to the Solon Medical Campus of St. Vincent Charity Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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