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National Guard doctor killed in 1 of 4 crashes during cross-state bicycle race

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – A tragic crash took the life of a doctor who was also a father, a military veteran and an active member of the Air National Guard.

Capt. Troy Manz, 46, served as an air transport physician based in Illinois.

He was killed early Sunday morning in a bicycle crash while competing in a race across Florida. Two women were also seriously injured.

The organizers of the Sea to Sea 72 hour competition, Adventure Races Georgia, canceled the race shortly after the deadly crash.

It happened around 2:30 a.m. on U.S. 1 in south St. Johns

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