Aug 27, 2021 | By: Lakeland News

Tallest Man in Both Minnesota and United States Dies at 38

The record holder for tallest man in the U.S. has died from heart disease.

Igor Vovkovinskiy was a Ukrainian native who moved to Rochester, Minnesota for medical treatment as a child. Now, the community remembers him for more than just his height.

Vovkovinskiy was 38 years old. A memorial service is set for Saturday.

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