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The coffin with the body of late MotoGP rider Marco Simoncelli is carried to Santa Maria church during his funeral service in his hometown of Coriano, Italy, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011. Italian sport was in shock after Marco Simoncelli died following a crash at the Malaysian MotoGP motorcycle race. He was 24. Simoncelli - nicknamed Sic or SuperSic - died of chest, head and neck injuries Sunday after he lost control of his Honda at turn 11, four minutes into the race, and swerved across the track, straight into the path of American rider Colin Edwards and Valentino Rossi of Italy.