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Rallying: French pilot Cherpin dies from injuries sustained in crash, organizers say


PARIS (Reuters) - French pilot Pierre Cherpin has died five days after crashing during the seventh stage of the Dakar rally, organizers said on Friday.

"During his transfer by medical plane from Jeddah to France, Pierre Cherpin died from the injuries caused by his fall during the 7th stage from Ha’il to Sakaka on Jan. 10," organizers said in a statement.

(Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)

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