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Offline mondi

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Guys, please do not publish names yet, a request has been made indirectly from the family.



This is very sad indeed.  :(



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Offline flamestone

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Damn.  Names just officially released.

Please pull through Catford.   :(




Offline blackr35


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Horrible news. Hope the co-driver pulls through. Could happen to any of us 8-(



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AFAIK, reports coming through is that Tristan (the navigator) is awake and communicating which is great news. Apparently he has a fractured spine and is undergoing surgery tonight. Anything over and above that, I am unaware of - info at this point in time is scant.

Condolences to the friends and families of John Mansell.






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I received a phone call from Tristan's girlfriend Kate this morning & have been receiving updates from his dad thru the day.

Kate is also navigating in Targa & has been by his side the whole time. Tristan is ok & he has been conscious the whole time. He can move all his limbs & will be having surgery tonight for a neck injury.

Thank you to everyone for their concerns & well wishes. Condolences to John's family



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Offline Ferrari Fissatore

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He still lurks here Phill  ;)

Of course, its a great community....

Best wishes for a speedy recovery to Tristan and sincere condolences to the drivers family.

In related news, this incident has contributed to a big decision made today by a customer of mine. Not appropriate to post here though.



Offline alvchua


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Best wishes for A speedy recovery Tristan. Good news that he can feel and move all limbs!

RIP the driver and sincerest condolences to his family!
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