Coulthard's sister dies

Police believe Lynsay Jackson died after a sudden unexpected illness.

Feb.11 (GMM) David Coulthard's younger sister Lynsay (35) has died, British media report.

David Coulthard
David Coulthard

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The former McLaren and Red Bull driver was reportedly told the bad news just before appearing live for an interview on a TV cooking show.

"He wanted to put on a brave face and just get the show done," said BBC commentator Coulthard's agent.

The Sun newspaper said police believe Lynsay Jackson died after a sudden unexpected illness.

A spokeswoman said: "The circumstances are not believed to be suspicious."

Lynsay had a husband and young daughter.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers David Coulthard
Teams McLaren
Article type Breaking news
Tags coulthard, mclaren, red bull