Duluth man, 55, dies in motocross crash


A 55-year-old Duluth man was fatally injured Friday while riding a dirt bike at an indoor motocross arena near New Richmond, Wis., Forum Communications reported.

Joseph “Joe” Robert Brown, 55, was riding at the Cedar Lake Arena Friday when he lost control going over a jump and crashed, St. Croix County Sheriff John Shilts, told Forum. Emergency crews took him to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

It's believed he was practicing for a Saturday race.

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