Many accident injuries, some fatal, happen during off-road recreational riding of ATVs and motocross riding. There are many reasons for these accidents, involving the technical nature of such riding, the speeds involved, the terrain, and certain other issues inherent to the operation of ATVs. On this site, ATV injuries, some fatal, have been discussed in posts found in the “ATV Accidents” category.
There was a fatal motocross accident Sunday (August 28, 2016) at the Rocky Glen OHV Park in Rockford. The accident happened at 1:25 p.m.
According to authorities, the girl riding the motocross motorcycle apparently lost control of the bike. The bike fell on her during the crash. The girl, identified as Nicole Lootans, 14, of Burlington, Wisconsin, was taken to Rockford Memorial Hospital for treatment of her accident injuries, where she was pronounced dead shortly before 2:00 p.m.
Additional details regarding this fatal motocross motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of sources, including the August 29, 2016 Rockford Register-Star article titled “Name of teen killed in Rockford motocross accident released” as well as the August 28 wifr.com article (with video) titled “Teen killed in motorcycle accident at Rocky Glen Park.”
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