Scripps Ranch motocross racer, Jantz Grodzicki, dies after crash

Family: 16-year-old crashed during Florida race

ALACHUA, Fla. - Friends and family are mourning the loss of a local teen motocross racer who died after a racing crash in Florida.

They said 16-year-old Jantz Grodzicki , of Scripps Ranch, was about to turn professional on Friday when he took part in a sanctioned amateur race in Alachua, Fla., near Gainesville.

Friends said he went over a jump and lost control.

Grodzicki was rushed to a hospital and placed on life support, but he died from his injuries on Monday

More than 350 people attended a vigil in Scripps Ranch this weekend to show their support for Grodzicki.

 

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