‘A freak accident’: Photographer killed after rally car spins off race track – Newstalk ZB

‘A freak accident’: Photographer killed after rally car spins off race track – Newstalk ZB

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Long-time motorsport photographer Kevin Corin was killed in a "freak accident" after being hit by a rally car during a one-day event in North Canterbury on Saturday. Corin, who had more than 45 years of experience, died while at the Royce Watson Memorial Hanmer Rally which ran across several forestry roads around Hanmer Springs and was run by the Autosport Club. He had been a fixture of Canterbury rallying and motorsport photography for the past eight years, attending every event on in the area, Autosport Club president Graham Wilson said. "He is very a good guy and he will be sadly missed, " Wilson said. Although an investigation is currently underway, Wilson said it appeared to be a horrible accident. MotorSport New Zealand president Wayne Christie confirmed the death of the photographer on Saturday night. "The photographer was struck by a car competing in the rally, the car having travelled a considerable distance off the rally route, " he said. The competitors in the car were uninjured and the police's Serious Crash Unit is investigating. "Our thoughts are with the photographer's family and friends, all those involved in the Hanmer Rally and our motorsport community as a whole who ....


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