Danish cyclist dies in France

Danish professional rider Lars Were Berg has died after a crash on a training camp in France. According to Danish website bt.dk, the Team Energi Fyn rider encountered some water on a hairpin bend during a descent on Saturday evening about 5.30pm, slipped, and was subsequently run over by a truck. Despite not being killed instantly, he later died of his injuries after being taken to hospital.

He formerly rode for Odder CK, which is one of Denmark's biggest clubs, and had been training with a strong contingent from the club in Nice at the time. "It is with great sadness that we announce that Lars Were Berg has died as a result of injuries after a crash, at our training camp in Nice. Honour to his memory," the club said on its website soon after his passing.

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