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Jun Maeda 6 June 2006

The organisers of the Isle of Man TT Races, the Manx Motor Cycle Club Limited, regret to announce that Jun Maeda has died from injuries sustained in practising on Monday 29th May.

He was involved in a collision with another rider on the exit from Union Mills and was taken to Nobleís Hospital by helicopter suffering from pelvic injuries. Three days later he was transferred to North Manchester Hospital for further treatment but has since died.

Jun Maeda, who was 38 and from Kyoto in Japan, was an experienced TT competitor who had achieved sixth position in last yearís Senior TT. He was single and as well as being a professional road racer was the owner of a motorcycle shop. The Manx Motor Cycle Club expresses sympathy to Junís friends and family.

The Coroner of Inquests has been informed and an investigation into the circumstances of the accident is underway.

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