Nevada motorcross rider suffers fatal crash in practice

Updated: August 9, 2008, 11:47 PM ET
Associated Press

STAFFORD, Conn. -- A Nevada motocross rider died following a crash Saturday at Stafford Motor Speedway.

The officials said 21-year-old Anthony Hart of Henderson, Nev., died after crashing during a practice session for the Doug Henry New England Grand Prix.

Hart was the brother of motocross star Carey Hart, Grammy-winning pop star Pink's former husband.

The event was sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association, part of the AMA XTRM Supermoto Championship series. AMA officials weren't immediately available for comment.

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