The motor world was in mourning this Friday when the death of the pilot was confirmed Alex Harvill in the last hours. The tragic event occurred in the hospital after the blow he suffered on Thursday morning. The American was only 28 years old and had become a father for the second time last month.
The American, who performed in the Supercross category, was rehearsing to set a new world record. The pilot wanted to break the record of 107 meters that he had made Robbie maddison in 2008. He was preparing to do it at the “Moses Lake Airshow,” which was to take place at Grant County International Airport in Moses Lake.
How was the accident?
In front of a large crowd of people watching the test, Harvill got on the bike with the intention of showing his talent on top of his motorcycle. However, the videos that were broadcast on social media showed the worst case scenario. The bike stuck in the dirt mound and the rider who fell to the ground.
The first words to the pilot
Grant County Medical Examiner Craig Morrison expressed his sadness and support for Harvill’s loved ones: “Our condolences to Alex’s family, friends and loved ones.” In addition, a study will be conducted to reveal the causes that led to his death.
Maddison sent his condolences
The pilot Harvill sought to dethrone sent a message to the family of the deceased pilot: “My heart is broken for his family. I send our love to Jessica, Willy and Watson. RIP Alex Harvill ”. In addition, he added: “Destroyed by the news of Alex Harvill’s death, he had flown a motorcycle farther than anyone else.”
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