Cyclist Andre Drege dies in crash during Tour of Austria | World News | News World

Norwegian cyclist Andre Drege has died in an accident during the Tour of Austria.

The 25-year-old suffered fatal injuries in a fall while descending the Grossglockner, Austria‘s highest mountain.

A statement from the organisers read: “It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we have to announce the passing of Andre Drege.

“On Saturday July 6, following a very serious crash during the descent of the Grossglockner at stage 4 of the Tour of Austria, Andre crashed and sustained severe injuries.

“Our entire team is devastated by this tragic accident and our thoughts and prayers are with Andre’s family and loved ones and his team Coop-Repsol during this incredibly difficult time.”

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