Driver who allegedly hit Davide Rebellin before fleeing the scene, located in Germany

After a manhunt for the driver, 62-year-old man located in Germany

Davide Rebellin
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The truck driver who allegedly struck and killed Davide Rebellin on Wednesday has been identified and traced following cooperation between Italian, Slovenian, German and Austrian authorities. 

Rebellin, who was just 51-years-old, was killed instantly after being run over by a truck driver while on a training ride in Montebello Vicentino on Wednesday. 

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Tom Thewlis

Tom has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

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