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Driver Allan Simonsen Dies After Crash at 24 Hours of Le Mans Race

Tragedy has once again struck the motorsports community, as Danish driver Allan Simonsen died Saturday as a result of a crash at the 90th 24 Hours of Le Mans in France.BBC's Breaking News Twitter feed initially reported the story, which was confirmed by race organizers:Simonsen was 34 years old.While details on the crash are still sparse, Simonsen's No. 95 Aston Martin is said to have spun out and hit the barrier at Tertre Rouge corner within the first 10 minutes of the race, per an Associated Press report (h/t USA Today). Upon impact, Simonsen was attended to by medical personnel at the race and then sent to a local hospital, where he died shortly after arriving.He was expected to run the endurance race with two teammates, c...

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