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Death of Speedway rider

Title
Death of Speedway rider
Transmission details
16 Jul 1982 at 16:28
Description
The Sport of Speedway is today mourning the death of Reading’s Denny Pyeatt who died in hospital this morning after crashing in last night’s meeting at Hackney. Pyeatt was 24, and his second season with Reading. Manager John Smith was at his bed side throughout the night and was there when he died. He expresses how much the whole team is shocked. [Box 2]
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Duration
00:02:26
Notes
Poor quality of telephone interview
Misc. notes
Single track
Production company
Radio 210
Extent
1 tape

Credits

Interviewees
John Smith

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