Man on round-the-world bike ride dies in accident

2015-02-21 20:23


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Bangkok - A Chilean man attempting to bike across five continents in five years has died after a road accident in Thailand, a news report said on Saturday.

Juan Franscisco was killed on a road in north-eastern Thailand, 450km away from Bangkok, by an errant pickup driver, according to Kapook news website.

The collision also injured his wife and child who were travelling with him but their injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Franscisco was on the last leg of a five year journey which started in November 2010 and was due to be completed in November of this year in Australia.

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