The 24-year-old collapsed in front of the spectators at Odeonsplatz. After the collapse, rescue workers “continually resuscitated him and took him to the hospital,” a fire department spokesman said. According to police, the man died in the clinic in the afternoon. “Bild” had previously reported on the incident.
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A police spokesman said it was unusual for a man of such a young age to die on the same day after such a collapse.
After the man fell, spectators rushed to him and administered first aid with chest compressions. According to “Bild”, the emergency doctor arrived about six minutes after the collapse. The criminal police are now investigating the cause of death.