F1 2013 Canadian Grand Prix – Marshal killed by crane

Formula One News » F1 2013 Canadian Grand Prix – Marshal killed by crane

A marshal has been killed during the final stages of the 2013 Canadian grand prix. The marshal was said to of slipped whilst helping to retrieve the Sauber of Esteban Gutierrez and was then accidentally run over by the crane.

An FIA statement read “The worker was helping to recover a car which had stopped during the race,”

“The recovery vehicle had lifted the car to return it to the pits and while doing this the worker dropped his radio and attempted to pick it up.

“As he did this, he stumbled and was hit and run over by the recovery vehicle.”

“Unfortunately, the worker succumbed to his injuries at the hospital,”

“The FIA, l’Automobile Club de l’Île Notre-Dame and the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada, want to communicate their deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victim.”

The FIA, l’Automobile Club de l’Île Notre-Dame and the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada want to communicate their deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victim. The identity of the worker cannot be revealed at this time.

The marshal is the first marshal killed at a Formula One race in over 12 years.



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