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Marco Simoncelli Crash Video: Italian MotoGP Rider’s Fatal Accident

Italian MotoGP rider Marco Simoncelli died Sunday of injuries sustained in the accident caught in the video. He was just 24 years old. Simoncelli died of chest, head and neck injuries after he was struck by two other motorcycles in a turn during the Malaysian MotoGP motorcycle race. While it's unclear what happened to cause the accident, Simoncelli was leaning hard on his bike, trying to pull it across the track is if he was having steering issues. If that is the case, that would make the fact that he was almost lying on the ground during a smaller turn less odd. With Simoncelli parallel to the ground because he was trying to muscle the bike through the turn, the next two racers that take the corner behind him essentially run him over. This...

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