MQT Police Update Investigation Of Bike Race Death

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Marquette City Police

Marquette City Police

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police have updated their investigation into the death of a competitor Saturday during the Ore to Shore bike race.

Police have identified the victim as 37-year-old Peter Joseph Bausch of Elm Grove, Wisconsin.

Authorities searched the course and located Bausch’s body around 2:30 p.m. Saturday on the 1900 block of Presque Isle Avenue near the intersection of Wright Street.

The search was started after he was overdue for finishing the race.

Reports say Bausch was unresponsive and attempts to revive him were unsuccessful.

An autopsy has been conducted and results from the Medical Examiner’s Office are pending.

No foul play is suspected in the case.

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