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Runner Who Collapsed in Prospect Park Dies

The man was found in the park on the afternoon of New Year's Eve



    Runner Who Collapsed in Prospect Park Dies
    Police provided this photo of the runner, later identified as Rynn Berry, after he collapsed in Prospect Park Dec. 31.

    A runner without identification on him who collapsed in Prospect Park on New Year's Eve and remained unidentified and unconscious for a week in a hospital has died.

    Rynn Berry died Thursday at New York Methodist Hospital.

    The 68-year-old man was taken to the hospital in critical condition on Dec. 31. He was not carrying any identification.

    His half brother, Charles Berry, identified him this week after seeing a photograph on social media of a man in a hospital bed with various tubes attached to him. The New York Times says he confirmed the death.

    Rynn Berry was a respected figure in the vegetarian and vegan movements.

    He self-published a book titled "Vegan Guide to New York City." He also wrote several other books on the history of vegans and vegetarians.

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