Spectator to face trial in October over Tour de France race crash

PARIS (Reuters) - The spectator, accused of having caused a massive pile-up during the first stage of the Tour de France cycling race in Brittany, will face trial on Oct. 14, the local prosecutor's department said on Friday.

The spectator, a 30-year-old Frenchwoman, is being sued for involuntarily causing injury and putting the life of others at risk, the prosecutor also said in a statement.

(Reporting by Matthieu Protard; Editing by Sudip Kar-Gupta)

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