Fatal Dirt Bike Accident

At approximately 11:00 this morning, dispatch received a 911 call from witnesses who stated that a man had been involved in a fatal motor cross accident.  The crash occurred at the Jordan River Off Highway Vehicle Park at 2800 North Rose Park Lane in North Salt Lake, where the victim was racing a dirt bike.  The victim was a 38-year-old male, who sustained massive head injuries.  He was wearing full body protective gear, including a full facial helmet.  Witnesses state that the victim attempted a jump of approximately 50 feet and landed with the bike on top of him.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.   Victim’s identification is pending notification of family.


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