Death overshadows Dakar Rally: motorcycle driver dies of head injuries

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Death overshadows Dakar Rally: motorcycle driver dies of head injuries


 The  Dakar Rally is one of the most famous motorsport competitions in the world. But this year the focus is not on success, but on the death of a participant.

© www.de24.news The  43rd Dakar Rally was overshadowed by a death on the final day. © www.de24.news

 The  French amateur motorcyclist Pierre Cherpin succumbed to serious head injuries that he sustained in a fall on the seventh stage on Friday when he was transferred home. © www.de24.news

 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.

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 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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Death overshadows Dakar Rally motorcycle driver dies injuries

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