Top downhill mountain biker killed in training accident

Breaking News May 22, 2017 09:45

By The Nation

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A leading downhill mountain biker died of injuries sustained in a fatal accident while riding in Suphan Buri province, police said.

Captain Damrong Thawornkul, an inspector of Suphan Buri’s Derm Bang Nang Buat district police station, said he was informed by the district hospital that Thanapol Jarupeng, 27, died at the hospital on Sunday afternoon.

Damrong said Thanapol was teaching downhill racing to 10 riders at about 3.30pm on Saturday when the accident occurred.

Damrong said Thanapol was leading the group on a downhill section from Khao Yai in Moo 2 village in tambon Khao Phra when he crashed into a tree.

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