Durante lo svolgimento della terza prova nella gara dell’Enduro World Series a Crested Butte, Colorado, in un incidente perde la vita William Dean Olson, 40 anni di Edwards, Colorado, la gara è stata così annullata.
Di seguito il comunicato:
It is with the deepest regret that Big Mountain Enduro and the Enduro World Series announce that there was a serious accident during Stage 3, the first stage of Saturday’s race, resulting in the fatality of a competitor. The rider’s family has been informed and the competitor’s identity will be released in due course.
Emergency personnel immediately arrived at the scene. The competitor was treated on scene by medical personnel and transported to the nearest roadway. The Gunnison County medical examiner confirmed the fatality.
With respect for the rider and their family, this round of the Enduro World Series competition has been cancelled. Our deepest thoughts and sympathies go out to the rider’s family.
There will be a press conference held upstairs at the Crested Butte Chamber of Commerce between 9 and 9.30am tomorrow (Sunday).
For further information, please contact Mt Crested Butte Police Department on (970) 349-6516
Kate Ball, Media Manager
Il comunicato non fornisce però i dettagli sulle cause della morte.
Di seguito il comunicato della polizia locale.