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Motorbike rider Hugo Millán has died following a crash in Spain.
The 14-year-old was involved in a fatal collision in a European Talent Cup race at MotorLand Aragon, in Alcaniz, earlier today (Sunday 25 July).
The Spaniard was treated at the scene, before being airlifted to Zaragoza Hospital, where he passed away.
We are deeply saddened to report that Hugo Millán succumbed to his injuries after a crash in the HETC race.
We send all our love and support to his family, team and loved ones.
We will miss you Hugo. pic.twitter.com/IuSlkdCzxJ
- FIM CEV Repsol (@CEVMotorcycle) July 25, 2021
In a statement, the FIM CEV Repsol Series - in which he competed - said: "Following a serious incident in European Talent Cup Race One at the MotorLand Aragón Round of the FIM CEV Repsol, it is with great sadness that we report the passing of rider Hugo Millán.
"Millán was involved in a multi-rider incident at Turn 5, with the session immediately red flagged. The Medical Intervention Vehicles arrived at the site immediately and the rider was attended to on track before being transferred to the Medical Centre at the Circuit.
"Despite the best efforts of the circuit medical staff, the Medical Centre has announced that Millán has sadly succumbed to his injuries.
"Millán was enjoying his most successful season so far in the FIM CEV Repsol, claiming several podiums to demonstrate his consistency as he competed at the front of the class.
"The FIM, FIM Europe, Dorna and MotorLand Aragón Circuit pass on our deepest condolences to Millán's family, friends, team and loved ones."
Tributes to Millan have been shared on social media:
We are deeply sorry to communicate that Hugo Millán has left us. We will always remember your smile, your big heart and your professionalism. Rest in peace, Hugo. You will always be in our hearts #SuperHugo pic.twitter.com/mMScu8BJHv
- Cuna de Campeones (@cuna_campeones) July 25, 2021
Devastating news that 14 year old Hugo Millán has lost his life while racing in Aragón at the CEV cup. The rider from Huelva had great talent and was running 3rd in the championship.
All our thoughts are with his family, friends, and team in this horribly sad time https://t.co/w7BVOP8OBW
- Team Suzuki Ecstar (@suzukimotogp) July 25, 2021
We are so sorry and saddened about @CEVMotorcycle rider Hugo Millán's passing.
We would like to send all our love and support to his family, friends and team.
Ride in peace, Hugo. pic.twitter.com/zzc8IDqztG
- MotoGP:tm::checkered_flag: (@MotoGP) July 25, 2021
Hoy no importan los resultados. DEP Hugo Millan. Mi pesame a familiares y amigos:cry::cry: pic.twitter.com/qyAuuB4TrK
- Alvaro Bautista Arce (@19Bautista) July 25, 2021
DEP Hugo Millán :pray::pensive: Mi más sincero pésame a su familia, amigos y equipo. pic.twitter.com/5Vw5ijSCgi
- Marc Márquez (@marcmarquez93) July 25, 2021
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