Matt Potter 11:51 a.m., Sept. 20
Spectator killed during Baja 500
Driver from San Jose, California lost control on sharp curve
A spectator of the Baja 500 race was killed near Ensenada, BC, after an American driver lost control of his vehicle on a sharp curve. The incident occurred just northeast of Ensenada on June 1. An 11 year old boy was also injured and taken to a local hospital. The driver, from San Jose, CA, was arrested while authorities further investigate the death of the 39 year old male victim.
The Baja 500 is part of a series of all terrain desert races which are held annually in Baja California. The races are considered the best in their class, drawing competitors from across the globe.
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