The organizers announced this.
Cherpin fell on January 10 on the way to Sakaka (Saudi Arabia). A team of doctors found him unconscious and took him to the hospital, where he was put into an artificial coma. Cherpin should be relocated to France from Saudi Arabia, where the Dakar Rally is currently taking place. But he died on the way to his homeland.
The entire Dakar caravan expresses its sincere condolences to its family, relatives and friends,” announced the organizer on Friday.
Cherpin was 52 years old.
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