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Singaporean motorbike racer killed in Sepang track crash

Published on May 20, 2014 8:32 AM
The accident scene on Sunday at Malaysia’s Sepang track. Racing veteran Milton Poh hit another bike that veered into his lane. -- PHOTO: SCREEN GRAB FROM YOUTUBE

A veteran motorbike racer was killed in an accident at Malaysia's Sepang race track on Sunday.

Singaporean Milton Poh Kim Seng, 41, a Singapore Airlines flight steward who had been racing for about nine years, hit another bike that had lost control and veered into his lane.

The impact of the accident, which occurred just seconds after the race was flagged off, flung him into a wall.

Both Mr Poh and the other rider, Italian Leonardo Sacchetto, 42, were sent to Hospital Putrajaya, Sepang International Circuit said in a statement.

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