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Dakar Rally car hits spectator

2009-01-18 02:33:34 GMT2009-01-18 10:33:34 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Buenos Aires, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- A spectator was seriously injured when he was struck by a Dakar Rally car close to the end of Saturday's stage, organizers said.

The 29-year-old man suffered head injuries when he was hit by a Hummer driven by Frenchman Eric Vigouroux seven kilometres from the end of the stretch between Cordoba and Buenos Aires.

The injured man was taken to hospital at Rosario, organizers said.

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