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This is a list of people with Wikipedia articles who died in a motorcycle accident; and motorcycle racers who died while racing.

Name Occupation Nationality Age Date Type of Accident Location Notes
Norifumi Abe motorcycle racer Japan 32 7 October 2007 Traffic Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan Hit by a lorry when he was riding his motorcycle.[1][2]
T.E. Lawrence known as Lawrence of Arabia Soldier, writer UK 46 19 May 1935 Traffic Dorset, England Thrown from Brough Superior SS100 while swerving to avoid bicyclists.[3]
Bluey Wilkinson speedway rider Australia 28 27 July 1940 Traffic Rose Bay, New South Wales Collision with lorry. Wife, riding pillion, survived injuries.[4]
Richard Farina Singer, musician 04/30/66 Traffic
Duane Allman musician 10/29/71 Traffic
Berry Oakley musician 11/11/72 Traffic
Don Rich musician (Buck Owens and the Buckaroos) 07/17/74 Traffic
Bob Gassoff ice hockey player 05/27/77 Traffic
Reg Armstrong motorcycle racer Ireland Traffic
Stanley de Silva cricketer Sri Lanka 04/12/80 Traffic
Coluche aka Michel Colucci comedian France 06/19/86 Traffic
Barry Mannakee Royal Protection Squad bodyguard and alleged lover of Diana Princess of Wales 05/14/87 Traffic
Donald Jacks professional motorcycle road racer USA 06/24/95 Traffic
Pete Conrad astronaut 07/08/99 Traffic
NiccolÔæò Galli footballer Italy 02/10/01 Traffic
Andy Kirby NASCAR Busch Series Driver 07/18/02 Traffic
Simon Milward Safety advocate 03/04/05 Traffic
Norberto Napolitano "Pappo" Rock Musician Argentina 02/24/05 Traffic
Sajjadul Hasan cricketer Bangladesh 03/16/07 Traffic
Manjural Islam Rana cricketer Bangladesh 03/16/07 Traffic
Diego Corrales boxer 05/07/07 Traffic
Lenar Gilmullin footballer Russia 06/22/07 Traffic
Luc Bourdon NHL Defensive prospect, 1st round pick of the Vancouver Canucks 05/29/08 Traffic
Andrea Pininfarina engineer, manager CEO of Pininfarina 08/07/08 Traffic
"Indian Larry" Desmedt motorcycle builder and stuntman 30 August 2004 Stunt
Robin Winter-Smith Motorcycle stuntman UK 1977 Stunt
Jeremy Lusk freestyle motocross rider USA February 10 2009 Stunt San Jose, Costa Rica competing in X Knights competition
Noriyasu Numata Japan 2007 Testing Okayama International Circuit


  1. ^ "'Legendary rider’ Norick Abe dies in motorbike, truck collision". Japan News Review. Retrieved 2007-10-08. 
  2. ^ "Yamaha Release On Norick Abe's Death". Retrieved 2007-10-08. 
  3. ^ Marriot, Paul; Argent, Yvonne (1998), The Last Days of T.E. Lawrence: A Leaf in the Wind, Sussex Academic Press, ISBN 1898595224, 9781898595229 Check |isbn= value: invalid character (help) 
  4. ^ Prior, James (1990). Australian Dictionary of Biography. 12. Melbourne University Press. p. 490. 

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