Boy dies after crash at Miller Motorsports Park

Posted at 9:28 PM, Mar 15, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-17 13:27:48-04

TOOELE, Utah — A 10-year-old boy who was involved in a motocross accident Saturday has died from his injuries.

Tyce Olsen was flown to the hospital after crashing at the motocross track at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele.

The North Tooele Fire District said it happened at approximately 6:30 p.m. after the boy went off a jump.

“Motocross racing was his passion in life, and all he ever wanted to do,” the Olsen family wrote in a statement. “We took every precaution to ensure our son was safe. We made sure he wore his protective gear in every race.”

The Olsen family said in order to keep Tyce’s memory alive, they have decided to donate is organs.