Sunday, 23 April 2017
Photos: Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi dies after being hit by van
Former Giro d'Italia winner Michele Scarponi has died at the age of 37.
Scarponi was training close to his home in Filottrano when he was involved in a collision with a van. The Italian had competed in the fifth stage of the Tour of the Alps on Friday, finishing fourth overall behind Geraint Thomas. He returned home to spend the evening with his wife and two sons before heading out to train on Saturday morning.