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Rider Killed in Motocross Accident

Rider Killed in Motocross Accident

Posted - May 26, 2003 at 8:42 a.m.



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(KSL TV) A motocross accident at the Jordan River State Park has claimed the life of a 33 year old man.

Investigators say Scott Bagette was riding on the recreational track yesteday when he came over a hill, caught a lot of air, and then fell backwards -- landing on the back of his head and neck.

Investigators say Bagette was an experienced rider.

Lt. Rusty Isakson/Salt Lake City Police Dept.: "HE HAD ALL THE GEAR FOR RIDING BIKES AND WAS PROTECTED. UNFORTUNATELY MISTAKES DO HAPPEN."

The park was closed for a short time while investigators looked into the accident.

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