Updated: 13-year-old girl killed in dirt bike crash at Wareham Motocross Track

David Curran/Satellite News Service/CWN
(Used with permission)

WAREHAM – Onset Fire reports that At 2:49 PM Monday, the Onset Fire Department received a radio report of a Dirt Bike crash at the Wareham Motocross Track. The Onset Fire Department dispatched Squad 2 and C2. Units arrived on location and a dirt bike accident was observed with 2 patients in serious condition. Patient care was administered by Wareham EMS, assisted by OFD, and WPD. Both patients were transported to Tobey Hospital with the condition of the patients unknown.

The cause of the accident is under investigation by the Wareham Police Department.

Update: On Tuesday, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz announced a 13-year-old girl had died from injuries sustained in the crash. She was identified as Ava Poppi of Carver. Investigators say it appears the victim lost control and veered into the oncoming lane colliding with another rider. That rider was taken to Tobey Hospital and is expected to recover.

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