The incident happened on Thursday 5th January 2023 as he used a treadmill at a fitness facility known as Up Town Gym located in a house known as Kwa Mudjomba in Musanze town.
A treadmill is a device used for exercise, consisting of a continuous moving belt on which to walk or run.
After collapsing, people in the fitness room rushed him to a nearby health facility but died along the way.
His burial is scheduled on Saturday 7th January 2023.
Police Spokesperson in Northern Province, SP Alex Ndayisenga has told the media that the incident resulted from high speed of the treadmill.
SP Ndayisenga urged sports enthusiasts to be vigilant and get trained on the proper use of fitness machines to avoid possible accidents.
He also reminded trainers to show clients how to behave properly in gyms and to closely supervise them during physical exercises.