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Rugby fan dies after trying to cross Toulouse ring road


The 51-year-old man was fatally struck while walking in the middle of the ring road in the middle of the night in Toulouse.

Was he aware of the risks he was taking?

A 51-year-old rugby supporter was killed on Monday around 1 a.m., while trying to cross the Toulouse ring road.

"The man wore the jersey of the English rugby union club Featherstone Rovers," police said.

He entered the tracks at the edge of the stadium where the match between the two clubs was taking place.

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“According to the first accounts, the man was alone and tried to cross the lanes of the inner ring road.

He was hit by a female driver, ”police added.

When help arrived at the scene of the accident at one in the morning, the person, of British nationality, had died.

As for the young driver who hit this man, she was taken to hospital in "shock" and will be questioned later, said the police source.

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Did he want to take a shortcut?

Or was it awkward?

If the area was poorly lit, it seems difficult to misunderstand.

An investigation has been opened.

Source: leparis

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