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First Minister and Deputy First Minister express condolences over Malachi Mitchell-Thomas' death

Published 15/05/2016

First Minister Arlene Foster and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness have expressed their condolences to the family of motorcyclist Malachi Mitchell-Thomas.
First Minister Arlene Foster and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness have expressed their condolences to the family of motorcyclist Malachi Mitchell-Thomas.

First Minister Arlene Foster and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness have expressed their condolences to the family of motorcyclist Malachi Mitchell-Thomas following his fatal crash at the North West 200.

Mrs Foster said: "It was with great sadness I learned of the death of Malachi Mitchell-Thomas following a tragic accident at Saturday's North West 200. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends and with the wider road racing family at this very sad time."

Mr McGuinness added: "My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Malachi Mitchell-Thomas who tragically lost his life at the North West 200. By all accounts Malachi had established himself as a real up and coming talent and his untimely death is a huge loss to his family, friends and racing team."

The 20-year-old English rider died after a crash on the third lap of the Supertwins race on Saturday.

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