The Canadian Press - ONLINE EDITION

Motorcycle racer, 23, killed in 3-bike crash during event at Michigan dirt track competition

  • Print

MIDLAND, Mich. - A 23-year-old motorcycle racer has been killed in a crash during a dirt track competition in Michigan.

The crash happened Saturday night at an American Motorcyclist Association-sanctioned race at the Midland County Fairgrounds.

Fairgrounds Manager Trish Steele said Monday that the Polka Dots Motorcycle Club rented the site and was responsible for safety at the event, referring a request for information to the club.

Club spokesman Duane Stanick identifies the dead racer as 23-year-old Benjamin Myers of Midland.

Stanick says the crash happened about half way through the last event of the night, a 10-lap race on a half-mile oval horse track. He says three racers collided, "two people walked away and one didn't."

Stanick says Myers "was a professional racer, and he'd been racing for years."

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Your top TV picks for this weekend - Aug 29 - Sept 1

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • Goslings enjoy Fridays warm weather to soak up some sun and gobble some grass on Heckla Ave in Winnipeg Friday afternoon- See Bryksa’s 30 DAY goose challenge - May 18, 2012   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
  • A one day old piglet glances up from his morning feeding at Cedar Lane Farm near Altona.    Standup photo Ruth Bonneville Winnipeg Free Press

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

How many wins do you think the Bombers will finish with this season?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google