Nicolás Naranjo Death – Obituary : Nicolás Naranjo, a native of Rivadavia has died following injuries suffered during a race accident on Saturday, September 11, 2021 in Mendoza.
Naranjo, the cyclist died on Sunday , September 13, 2021 at about 7:00 p.m. following head injuries suffered which was caused by a heavy fall during competition on Saturday.
According to report, Naranjo was competing on the 9th round of the Mendoza Criterium and Track 2021 Championship at the Ernesto Contreras Provincial Velodrome when a fell and sustained serious head injuries.
Naranjo who competed in the Chimbas te quiero group was initially rushed to Lagomaggiore Hospital but was later transferred to the Central Hospital where an emergency head operation was performed on him.
Due to the severity of the injuries, Naranjo could not make it and was pronounced dead on Sunday morning.