Thursday, August 15, 2019

Sins Of Gluttony #84: Dana Hutchings, 41, Dies After Taco-Eating Contest At Chukchansi Park in Fresno, California

Famine can't be too far behind.....

Man dies after taco-eating contest at California baseball game

FRESNO, Calif. – A man died Tuesday night after participating in a taco eating competition at a minor league baseball game. The competition took place last night at Chukchansi Park in Fresno, California, during a game between the Fresno Grizzlies and Memphis Redbirds. The man was identified as Dana Hutchings, 41, by the Fresno County Sheriff’s department. The team’s on-site medical staff and paramedics immediately attended to Hutchings after he collapsed, a spokesperson for the Fresno Grizzlies said in a statement. He died shortly after being rushed to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno, authorities said. An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow. “We are not ruling a cause of death yet, but we have an idea,” the sheriff’s department said in a statement. “We are devastated to learn that the fan that received medical attention following an event at Tuesday evening’s game has passed away,” Fresno Grizzlies president Derek Franks said in a statement. “The Fresno Grizzlies extend our heartfelt prayers and condolences to the family of Mr. Hutchings. The safety and security of our fans is our highest priority. We will work closely with local authorities. Source

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