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Kurt Caselli Passes Away After Accident at Baja 1000 Racing Event

The off-road racing circuit lost one of its biggest stars on Friday night as Kurt Caselli died from injuries suffered during a crash at the SCORE Tecate Baja 1000, according to KTM Racing on Facebook. 
Per Chris Estrada of Motorsports Talk, the fatal accident occurred near the end of the 833-mile Baja 1000 in Baja California, Mexico. Caselli's motorcycle reportedly hit a man-made booby trap 796 miles into the race, which caused him to suffer significant head injuries. He was airlifted to the hospital where he was ultimately pronounced dead.   UPDATE: Monday, Nov. 18, at 11:25 a.m. ET Caselli's racing team, KTM, released a statement acknowledging Caselli crashed as a result of hitting an animal, not a man-made booby trap as ini...

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