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Racing fan killed after running in front of horse galloping towards finish line

Shocking footage ... horse racing fan Faustino Landeo Delgadillo was killed after running

Shocking footage: horse racing fan Faustino Landeo Delgadillo was killed after running front of a galloping horse in Peru. Picture: YouTube/Channel 24 News Source: Supplied

WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO

A RACING fan met a grisly end after running across the track as a string of horses hurtled towards the finish line.

Faustino Landeo Delgadillo died in hospital after colliding with a horse and its jockey in Acobamba, Peru, on May 3,

The Mirror reports.

WARNING: Graphic video

Video of the shocking incident showed Mr Delgadillo running across the track as the horses galloped to the finish line.

But one of the horses galloped over Mr Delgadillo, leaving him motionless on the ground as spectators watched in horror.

Horrific ... footage showed spectator Faustino Landeo Delgadillo lying motionless after t

Footage showed spectator Faustino Landeo Delgadillo lying motionless after the collision. Picture: YouTube/Channel 24 News Source: Supplied

Local media reported Mr Delgadillo, who died from severe trauma and respiratory failure, may have been on the phone and intoxicated when he crossed the tracks.

The jockey, who tumbled from the horse, is expected to make a full recovery.

The terrible accident didn’t appear to dampen proceedings, with Acobamba Mayor Alvar Capcha Ortiz awarding first prize to the winning horse ‘Kina’.

Medical attention ... spectator Faustino Landeo Delgadillo was rushed to hospital but die

Spectator Faustino Landeo Delgadillo was rushed to hospital but died from his injuries. Picture: YouTube/Channel 24 News Source: Supplied

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Posted May 6, 2015 by belesprit09 in Uncategorized

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