Dakar official statement on Perez death

Death On The Rally: Official Release It is with great sadness that we have been informed of the death of Josi Manuel PEREZ (biker n069) after an accident during stage 7 between ZOUERAT and TICHIT on the 6th of January. Immediately treated by...

Death On The Rally: Official Release

It is with great sadness that we have been informed of the death of Josi Manuel PEREZ (biker n069) after an accident during stage 7 between ZOUERAT and TICHIT on the 6th of January.

Immediately treated by the medical teams of the rally, he was transferred to the Zouerat bivouac and operated in emergency for a serious abdominal trauma by the surgeons on site. He was then sent to the 'clinique du Cap' in Dakar on the 6th of January and then transferred to Alicante.

Josi-Manuel died of his serious injuries on this 10th of January 2005 in an Alicante hospital.

He was 41 years of age and was competing in his fourth Dakar.

To his family, his relatives and friends, the entire Dakar organisation wishes to express its sincere and sad condolences.

-aso/dakar.com-

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