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Teen driver dies in moto accident

AFP  |  Madrid 

Spanish teen moto hope Andreas Perez, 14, died today from sustained in a crash in a junior world championships race at the Montmelo outside Barcelona, organisers said.

"After yesterday's incident during the Moto3 race ... at the Barcelona-Catalonia circuit we regret to announce the death of Manresa," organisers said in a statement.

"Devastated by the death of Difficult to come to terms with the death of someone so young," tweeted Spanish

Perez crashed on a bend and was airlifted to hospital with according to his team Reale Avintia and was declared clinically dead shortly afterwards.

His death is the third at the circuit in two years after Enric Sauri during the Catalonia 24 Hours last July and during free testing in June 2016.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 20:55 IST
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