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Inquest to reopen into death of Manx TT rider Dan Kneen

Dan Kneen pictured at the 2017 TT launch. Credit: ITV Granada

An inquest will reopen today on the Isle of Man into the death of local TT racer Dan Kneen.

30-year-old Dan was from Onchan and crashed during practice week when he collided with a tree in the Churchtown section of the Mountain Course, near Ramsey.

He was expected to excel in the races, setting a personal best the day before he died.

A hugely popular rider, thousands of people turned up for his memorial lap.

Inquest resumes into death of 26-year-old IoM TT rider

Adam Lyon was 26-years-old from Scotland and was riding in his first TT Races. Credit: Facebook

An inquest will resume today on the Isle of Man into the death of Adam Lyon who died in this year's TT races.

The 26-year-old engineer from Helensburgh in Scotland was fatally injured in a crash on the Mountain Course in June.

Previously at Douglas Courthouse, Coroner of Inquests John Needham was told it was the first time he'd competed in the famous motorcycling event.

Adam was the second to die in this year's races after Manx rider Dan Kneen.


WATCH: Underwater video taken along IoM coast reveals another world below

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A video taken under the sea around the Isle of Man has been viewed over 100,000 times on social media.

Craig Whalley placed his waterproof camera on a fishing line and the result was spectacular.

In the video, shared via Facebook, Craig captured a huge shoal of fish, including dogfish and other types of shark, living below the Irish Sea around the Manx coast.

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