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TT 2014: Racer Karl Harris died of multiple injuries

Karl Harris Image copyright Isle of man TT
Image caption Karl Harris, three-time British Supersport champion, made his TT debut in 2012

Three-time British Supersport champion Karl Harris died of multiple injuries after a crash during the Superstock TT race, an inquest has heard.

The 34-year-old from Sheffield crashed in the area known as Joey's Corner during the second lap of the 37.5 mile (60 km) Mountain Circuit on 3 June.

Coroner John Needham told the court in Douglas another rider was involved in the crash and police are investigating.

Harris was the second racer to die at this year's event in the Isle of Man.

'Unbelievable talent'

Image copyright Steve Babb
Image caption Karl Harris was a three-time British Supersport champion

Bob Price, a 65-year-old from Gloucestershire, died in a crash at Ballaugh in the opening Supersport race the previous day.

The coroner told the court Mr Harris had died from "multiple injuries sustained in a racing incident".

His body was found in a ravine on the left hand side of the Mountain Road following the crash and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 34-year-old made his TT debut in 2012, lapping in excess of 121 mph.

Following his death, many stars from the motorsport world paid tribute to a man described as a "unbelievable talent, including F1 driver Jenson Button and MotoGP star Cal Crutchlow.

The inquest was adjourned until a date yet to be confirmed.

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