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Racer's inquest adjourned

Competitor died after Sulby incident

A TT competitor died after hitting a wall at high speed, an inquest has heard.

 

Thirty-two-year-old Franck Petricola crashed at Sulby Crossroads during practices on Wednesday (June 3) last week.

 

A post mortem examination showed Mr Petricola - a car mechanic from France - died due to a massive blunt force trauma, and he'd sustained injuries to his head and body.

 

Coroner of Inquests John Needham opened and adjourned the hearing to a date to be fixed.

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