- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 17, 2016

RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) - A woman who collapsed while running a race in Ridgeland has died.

Ridgeland Police Chief John Neal tells news outlets that 42-year-old Donna Stamps suffered a medical emergency while running the Magnolia Meltdown race Saturday morning.

Neal says medical personnel responded to the scene and initiated CPR. Stamps was then transported to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Madison County Coroner Alex Breeland said Stamps died of natural causes. An autopsy will not be performed.

The Magnolia Meltdown is listed as a half marathon, a 10K, a 5K and a one-mile race.

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