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Crashes plague sixth stage of the Tour de France

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Riders try and get back on their bicycles after crashing at some 15.5 miles from the finnish line during the sixth stage of the Tour de France on July 6.

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Netherlands' Wouter Poels is pictured after the crash of approximately 30 riders 15.5 miles from the finish of the sixth stage of the Tour de France on July 6.

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Lampre ISD rider Davide Vigano of Italy is evacuated on a stretcher after a fall during the sixth stage of the Tour de France on July 6.

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Injured Thomas Danielson of the U.S. sits in the grass after a crash near the finish of the sixth stage of the Tour de France.

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Johan van Summeren of Belgium is helped by a team member after crashing during the sixth stage of the Tour de France.

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