Spectator dies at U.S. Open at Erin Hills, officials say

A spectator died during Friday's second round of the U.S. Open at Erin Hills, officials said.

"The USGA was saddened to learn that a spectator at Erin Hills passed away a short time ago," the USGA said in a statement. "Out of respect for the family, we are unable to provide additional information at this time."

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"Our thoughts and prayers are with those surrounding this individual during this difficult time," the statement said.

Fox 6 News of Milwaukee reported that the Washington County medical examiner was called to the scene at around 2 p.m. The Washington County Sheriff's Office said an elderly spectator died while at the event.