Police investigating death at Ore to Shore

Marquette City Police are investigating the death of a 37-year-old racer at Saturday’s Ore to Shore.

Police say they found the body of a Elm Grove, Wisconsin man near the race course in the 1900 block of Presque Isle Avenue at approximately 2:30 p.m. after officers were advised that a racer was overdue at the finish line. He was unresponsive and efforts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful. His cause of death is still unknown.

The Marquette City Police Department was assisted on scene by the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office, Marquette General Hospital EMS, and the Ore to Shore race officials.