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Chiang Mai: Singaporean cyclist killed in Hang Dong district

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57 year old Denison Seah from Singapore was killed in an accident yesterday morning (July 1) while on a casual ride in Chiang Mai. He had lived in the northern city for the past three years.

The Straits Times out of Singapore reports that he was a competitive cyclist who had taken part in numerous regional competitions for more than 20 years.

But he was killed in an accident while on a casual ride in Chiang Mai. The Singaporean was cycling with his Thai girlfriend when he was reportedly hit by a five-tonne truck on a two-lane road.

Mr Seah’s Thai friend, who wanted to be known only as Mr Justin, a powerboat race director, told The New Paper yesterday that the couple were on a popular cycling route in the Hang Dong district, heading from his home in the town of Mae Hia to the Samoeng district, when the accident happened.

“He usually woke up at 5am on weekdays to train, but he did not have training on Sundays,” Mr Justin said.

“He died while he was being taken to the hospital after the accident.”

He added that Mr Seah was a good racer whose main interest was in road cycling, and he had many cycling buddies in Thailand and Singapore. Mr Seah’s daughter, 27 year old Miss Christine Seah, a dog groomer, told TNP that Mr Justin called her at around 11.30am on Sunday with the news that her father had been in a bad accident.

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