Teenage Motorcross Star Dies At 17

A teenage motocross star has tragically died life after losing control of their bike during a race.

Gabriela Valentini was competing at the Parana State Velocross Championship in Brazil on March 5 when the accident occurred.

The bike enthusiast, aged just 17, was hit by her spinning motorcycle after flying over the handlebars.

Spectators had witnessed Valentini’s bike wobbling out of control just seconds before.

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The medical team who were present at the race in the town of Lapa attempted first aid to save her life as she lay unconscious on the dirt track.

She was then rushed to a local hospital, where she died from her injuries.

The Parana State Motorcycling Federation issued a statement following the tragedy.

It said: “Gabriela leaves her name in the gallery of winning pilots in the discipline, in Parana and in Brazil.

“The organisation, through its president Gilberto Rosa, expresses at this moment of loss and pain, standing in solidarity with family, friends, and admirers.

“Faced with this tragedy, we make ourselves available to help with whatever is within our reach. May God comfort everyone’s heart.”

Teenage Motorcross Star Dies At 17

The Sun

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