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Germany’s Prince Otto of Hesse, 55, is killed in motorcycle horror crash on motorway

Germany’s Prince Otto of Hesse, 55, is killed in motorbike horror crash on motorway


A GERMAN prince has been killed in a horror motorcycle accident on a Bavarian autobahn.

Prince Otto of Hesse died within the early hours of Sunday after crashing his £18,000 Ducati right into a barrier close to Lake Constance.

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Prince Otto of Hesse died within the early hours of Sunday[/caption]

In response to German newspaper Bild, the 55-year-old died from his accidents on the scene of the tragedy.

The prince – who was captivated with motorbikes and sports activities vehicles – was travelling at pace on the time, say German cops.

The reason for the accident will not be but identified however the motorcycle is assumed to have began swerving after overtaking one other car.

“For causes not but identified, the rider misplaced management of his car, began to swerve and crashed into the guard rail,” a police report acknowledged.

A police spokesman informed regional publication TZ the accident could have been attributable to extreme pace.

He crashed his £18,000 Ducati into a motorway barrier in Bavaria
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He crashed his £18,000 Ducati right into a motorway barrier in Bavaria[/caption]

The cause of the prince's tragic accident is not yet known
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The reason for the prince’s tragic accident will not be but identified[/caption]

In 2010, the royal was handed a nine-month driving ban after he was caught driving too quick in a automotive in Munich.

He just lately shared an image of himself sitting together with his arms crossed on the highly effective bike he was using when he died.

In addition to being an enormous sports activities automotive and motorcycle fan, the prince owned a number of McDonald’s franchises.

One affiliate mentioned the royal had even, very from time to time,  “fried the burgers himself”.

Writing on Fb, his staff described him as “the most effective boss on the earth’.”

“The outlet he leaves behind is gigantic, however we are going to do every part in our energy to maintain the eating places working in his identify,” they mentioned.


Otto was the second son of William of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld and is a descendant of King Frederick William III of Prussia and of William V of Orange-Nassau.

He married Carla Blickhaauser in Las Vegas in 1998 and so they have 4 kids, Prince Max, 21, Princess Elena, 20, Prince Moritz, 13, and Prince Leopold, 11.

In response to royal genealogist Daniel Willis, he was 1,461st in line for the British throne, studies CEN.

The royal died from his injuries at the scene of the crash
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The royal died from his accidents on the scene of the crash[/caption]