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Postby kate_turner2000 » Fri Sep 08, 2006 3:32 pm

Australian motor racing legend Peter Brock has been killed in an accident while taking part in the Targa West rally in Western Australia, motor sport officials have confirmed.

Brock, 61, from Melbourne, became Australia's best known motor sport personality and a dominant figure in the sport.

West Australian police say a car competing in the Targa West rally crashed into a tree at Gidgegannup about 30 kilometres north-east of Perth about 12pm.

The car was carrying two people and one had died in the crash, he said.

The major crash investigation unit was at the scene, he said. Ambulances were not called.

Motor sport officials have confirmed the driver was Brock.

Brock, who was married with three children, was driving with Mick Hone in a Daytona Coupe.

The circumstances of the accident remain unclear.
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Postby SarahC » Fri Sep 08, 2006 4:41 pm

Man can you believe it! Two in the one week :shock:

Gosh I hope that the theory of bad things happening in three's is not correct :!:
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Postby slimmindown » Fri Sep 08, 2006 5:22 pm

I cant believe he has died as well, my thoughts go out to all his family and friends :cry:
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Postby Dolly » Fri Sep 08, 2006 5:50 pm

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Oh how awful for his family and friends :cry:
2 thrill seekers that lived life on the edge gone in 1 week.
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Postby KimE » Fri Sep 08, 2006 5:54 pm

It is very sad and what a shock it was when we heard it at work.
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Postby Ally » Fri Sep 08, 2006 6:05 pm

My gosh...first Steve and now Brockie! :shock:

I sat and cried tonight when I saw the news, both on Peter Brock and the fact that little Bob is asking where is daddy? I really feel for Terri having to bring up the 2 kids so young.

Thoughts and prayers go out to both families tonight!
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