EMPORIA, Kan. (KSNT)- A rider taking part in a popular endurance race in Emporia has died.
“Dirty Kanza” riders left the city on a 200 mile bike ride through the Flint Hills early Saturday.
Warner Blackburn died after suffering a heart attack.
He was taken to an area hospital but all life saving measures failed.
Blackburn lived in Emporia.
More information will be provided as it becomes available.