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Sunday, 10 September, 2000, 15:20 GMT 16:20 UK
Marshal killed in Italian F1 crash
Safety car at Italian GP
The safety car was sent out after the crash
A fire marshal has been killed at the Italian Grand Prix after being hit by debris from a first-lap crash.

Italian Paolo Ghilimberti, 33, was struck by a wheel which flew off one of six cars involved in a crash at the second chicane, Variante della Roggia.

He suffered head and chest traumas and other injuries, according to a statement from motor racing's governing body, the FIA.

He was treated at the track side for his injuries and given heart massage before being taken by helicopter to hospital in Monza, where he later died.

Drivers unhurt

The accident was sparked by a collision between Jordan driver Heinz-Harald Frentzen and Ferrari's Rubens Barrichello. McLaren's David Coulthard and Arrows driver Pedro de la Rosa were also involved.

All the drivers walked away uninjured, even though de la Rosa had somersaulted and hit the cars of both Coulthard and Barrichello when the drivers were still inside them.

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