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Onchan resident killed during sidecar race

Island passenger in Noble's Hospital

It’s been announced the Australian sidecar driver Dwight Beare was killed during this afternoon’s opening sidecar race.

The 27 year-old from Melbourne, who lived in Onchan, died following an accident near Rhencullen.

The race was immediately red flagged.

Beare made his TT debut in 2014, achieving a 12th place in only his second race when he competed with his father Noel as his passenger.

The pair returned to the TT last year, achieving a 17th place in the first sidecar race.

Dwight’s passenger Ben Binns, also from the Island, was airlifted to Nobles Hospital where he was described as being stable with a fractured ankle.

ACU Events Ltd is passing on its deepest sympathy to Dwight’s family and friends.

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