On September 20, 2023, at approximately 8:11am, the North County Regional Fire Authority and Arlington Police Department responded promptly to a report of an unconscious bicyclist at Haller Park. Upon arrival at the scene, fire medics immediately initiated life-saving efforts. Despite their efforts, they were unable to revive the man.

The incident, which appears to have been unwitnessed, was consistent with the 72-year-old male bicyclist possibly experiencing a medical emergency. The male victim’s identity and the precise cause and manner of death will be officially determined by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner. Our condolences go out to the family and loved ones of the deceased resident. The loss of a community member is always a tragedy, and our thoughts are with them.

This is an ongoing story and will be updated as more information is made available. Anyone with any further information should contact the Arlington Police Department at (360) 403-3400 and reference case number 2023-188832.