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Oct 24, 2011

Cause of Death Marco Simoncelli

Sepang - Marco Simoncelli was killed by accident at the Sepang Circuit, Malaysia, Sunday (23/10/2011). Doctors from the medical team MotoGP, stating that the cause of death of Marco Simoncelli is the existence of a number of serious injuries on the head, neck and chest.

MotoGP medical team director, Michele Macchiagodena said that Team Honda Gresini rider was unconscious when members of the medical team to pick him up on the track racing MotoGP. They provide first aid in the form of CPR (artificial breathing) both in the ambulance and for 45 minutes at the medical center MotoGP. But the effort was never produced results.

"As a result of severe accidents with other drivers, he reportedly suffered a very serious wound in the head, neck and chest," said Macchiagodena quoted by Eurosport.

When he arrived at the medical center immediately given intubation (breathing tube fitting) and can remove blood from the chest cavity.

"Unfortunately they can not help him and at 16:56 we announced that Team Honda Gresini rider Marco Simoncelli was gone," said the doctor.

Race Director Paul Butler said the accident that killed Marco Simoncelli will be investigated. Barter convey deep condolences to the family Simoncelli. "We wanted to pay their respects to him," said Barter.