Local mountain bike racer killed in Crested Butte crash

3rd August, 2015 by

By Randy Wyrick

MOUNT CRESTED BUTTE – A crash in a mountain bike race killed an Edwards man and caused organizers to cancel the last day of competition.Will Olson, 40, apparently died of blunt force trauma to the chest during Saturday’s stage of the Crested Butte stop in the Enduro World Series. Olson was close to the finish line when he crashed, race organizers said. The tragic accident happened around noon Saturday, during the third of eight stages over three days.Race organizers canceled Sunday’s final day of competition.“I think this was just a freak accident,” said Brando Ontiveros during an emotional press conference …

Source:: Vail Daily Feed



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