Irish rider dies at Isle of Man TT to become third fatality in one week at event – Extra.ie

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Northern Ireland rider Davy Morgan has become the third person to die at the Isle of Man TT.
The 52-year-old veteran crashed on the mountain section of the Isle of Man course during the last lap of Monday’s Supersport Race.
A statement said: ‘It is with a heavy heart that the Isle of Man TT Races can confirm that Davy Morgan, 52, from Saintfield, Northern Ireland, was killed in an incident on the third and final lap of the first Supersport Race of the 2022 Isle of Man TT Races.
It is with a heavy heart that the Isle of Man TT Races can confirm the loss of Davy Morgan following an incident on the final lap of the first Supersport Race of the TT 2022.
We extend our deepest sympathy to Davy’s partner Trudy, his family, loved ones, and friends. pic.twitter.com/dq7jDizhkG
— Isle of Man TT Races (@ttracesofficial) June 6, 2022

The Isle of Man TT Races pass on their deepest sympathy to Davy’s partner Trudy, his family, loved ones, and friends.’
French sidecar passenger Olivier Lavorel was killed in a crash on Saturday, while last Wednesday Mark Purslow died during a qualifying round.
There have been 263 fatalities at Isle of Man races since they first began on the island’s public roads in 1907.
The TT races have returned this year after a two-year absence due to the pandemic.

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