Pierre Cherpin during the Paris-Dakar 2015. -

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French driver Pierre Cherpin, who suffered from a head trauma after a fall during the seventh stage of the Dakar 2021, died during his transfer to France, the organizer of the rally-raid announced on Friday.

Amateur motorcycle rider Pierre Cherpin, victim of a serious accident during the Dakar, died https://t.co/LKxu4Qtxko pic.twitter.com/aGfMXAkb8B

- Var-matin (@Var_Matin) January 15, 2021

“It was during his transfer by medical plane between Jeddah and France that” this 52-year-old entrepreneur “died of injuries following a fall during the 7th stage Ha'il - Sakaka , January 10, ”according to a press release.

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