X-Games champ Jeremy Lusk dies after crash

Published: 10 February 2009

Reigning X-Games champion Jeremy Lusk has died following a serious accident during an event in Costa Rica on Saturday.

The 24 year-old freestyle motocross rider crashed his Yamaha YZ250 heavily after failing to fully rotate a flip. He was rushed into emergency surgery to drain blood that had collected around his brain, but died late last night.