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Italian rider killed at Moscow race

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In this Saturday, July 20, 2013 photo Kawasaki Go Eleven rider Andrea Antonelli, 8, rides his bike during a test drive in Volokolamsk, outside Moscow. Andrea Antonelli died Sunday, July 21, 2013, after losing control of his Kawasaki ZX-6R bike in rainy weather and crashing during the opening lap, said Tatiana Makhina, a spokeswoman for the Moscow Raceway organizers. (AP Photo/ str)

Kawasaki Go Eleven rider Andrea Antonelli died Sunday after losing control of his Kawasaki ZX-6R bike in rainy weather and crashing during the opening lap, said Tatiana Makhina, a spokeswoman for the Moscow Raceway organizers.

After crashing, the 25-year old Antonelli was struck by a fellow rider. Antonelli was quickly treated by an emergency medical team, but died of injuries shortly after.

The organizers canceled the remaining events.

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