Japanese rider killed in Moto2 crash in Italy

September 5, 2010 17:35


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MISANO ADRIATICO, Italy— Japanese rider Shoya Tomizawa died from injuries suffered in an accident during the Moto2 race at the San Marino Grand Prix on Sunday, the MotoGP has confirmed.

The 19-year-old Tomizawa lost control of his bike and was hit by two other riders at full speed. Video footage shows Tomizawa hitting his head on the track as his bike flipped over. While on the track, he was then hit by Alex De Angelis and Scott Redding.

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