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Road racer's death was accidental, inquest hears

'Minute error' led to crash

A 'minute error' contributed to the death of a road racer from Nottingham, an inquest has heard.

Dan Hegarty was killed in a crash at the Macau Grand Prix in 2017.

The inquest concluded at Nottingham Council House yesterday.

It heard a police forensic collision report indicated Hegarty left it too late to brake safely on a dangerous bend.

Assistant coroner James Hargan concluded Mr Hegarty's death was accidental.

The 31-year-old won the Privateers' Trophy at TT 2016, having made his debut on the Mountain Course in 2011.

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