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Woodbury man, 47, dies after bicycle ride in Cottage Grove

A Woodbury man died after suffering a heart attack while riding his bicycle in Cottage Grove, according to police.

Roger Yonkoski, 47, was riding with a friend near 70th Street and Military Road on June 13 when he stopped because of a medical situation, according to a police report. His friend left to get a vehicle to help him, but a passerby saw Yonkoski on the ground and called 911 about 6 p.m.

An ambulance transported him to Regions Hospital in St. Paul. He died of a heart attack, the police report said.

-Scott Wente