Giro d’Italia peloton decides to donate stage 19 prize money to victims of cable car tragedy

The riders’s union said the pros unanimously decided to pay tribute as the course passes near the scene of the disaster

The Giro d'Italia peloton
The Giro d'Italia peloton
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The Giro d’Italia peloton will donate the prize money from stage 19 to the victims of the Mottarone cable car tragedy. 

Last week 14 people were killed when a cable car fell to the ground due to a snapped cable on the way to the summit of the Mottarone mountain in the Western Alpes of Northern Italy - the only survivor was a five-year-old boy, named Eitan.

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