French pilot Pierre Cherpin, who had an accident and fell into a coma in the 7 stages of the Dakar Rally, which is one of the most important races in the world, lost his struggle for survival. The number of pilots who died in the Dakar Rally since 1979 has risen to 75.
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Seventh stage accident French motorcyclist Pierre Cherpin passed away. The 52-year-old pilot, who was in a coma for 5 days after the accident, lost his life battle.
Describing his goals on the first day of the Dakar Rally, which he participated for the fourth time, Cherpin said, “I did not come here to win. I want to discover new places and live my only passion on my motorbike”.
75 DEATHS IN 42 YEARS
Since 1979, 75 competitors have died in the Dakar Rally.