Clown dies at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

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A man dressed as a clown at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York died after going into cardiac arrest in front of the crowds Thursday. said 67-year-old Robert Blasetti was with his wife and the two, who were both dressed as clowns, were making balloon animals.

One witness reportedly said Blasetti collapsed and his wife began CPR.

Another person began to help, but Blasetti was pronounced dead. Read more on


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