London marathon victim named

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The Independent Online
A man who died during the London Marathon on Sunday has been named as 44-year-old James Herbert from Plymouth.

Teams of St John Ambulance volunteers tried to resuscitate Mr Herbert, but he was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at St Thomas' Hospital at 3.39pm.

Mr Herbert was the fifth competitor to die in the event's 17-year history. More than 29,000 competitors took part in the race this year.