Teen Killed In Airway Heights Motocross Crash - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Teen Killed In Airway Heights Motocross Crash

Photo From KHQ Reporter Gaby Fleischman Photo From KHQ Reporter Gaby Fleischman
Austin Krum was interviewed by SWX after a motocross event earlier in the season (Photo: SWX) Austin Krum was interviewed by SWX after a motocross event earlier in the season (Photo: SWX)

UPDATE: A young man is dead after a motorcycle accident at the Airway Motocross Park. Witnesses say 17-year-old Austin Krum was racing on the track at around 8p.m. Saturday night when he lost control of his motorcycle while going through the rhythm section.

Krum fell head first to the ground and the bike fell on top of him. His family and friends were in the stands watching.

Krum was pronounced dead at the scene. Friends tell KHQ Krum was a talented competitor and likely would have gone pro. Riders went out to the park on Sunday to ride in his honor, a way to keep his memory and love for motocross alive.

 

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