A reserve deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department died Friday during a mountain bike race at the World Police and Fire Games, authorities said.
Jacob Castroll, 67, a reserve at the Malibu/Lost Hills station since July 2010, was found unresponsive on the Castaic bike course and taken to a Valencia hospital, where he died about 11:15 a.m., authorities said.
The Los Angeles County coroner’s office is investigating the cause of death, said sheriff’s Sgt. Tui Wright of the Lost Hills station.
“We’re terribly floored and upset at the loss,” Wright said.
Castroll, a Thousand Oaks resident, owned an insurance agency in Studio City, but he had a passion...