Volkswagen has confirmed that its new 917 Turbo dies after a crash in Austria, a spokesperson confirmed to The Verge.

    The car was on the way back from the 2017 San Marino Grand Prix when it crashed, the spokesperson said.

    The spokesperson added that the owner is safe.

    Porsche says the car has been replaced.

    It’s unclear if the owner will be compensated.

    Porsche said the car is a new 911 Turbo and that the company is cooperating with police in Austria.

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