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DL man victim in dirt bike crash near Hunter, ND

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday released the identity of a man who died Monday in a dirt bike crash near Hunter.

John J. Housholder, 46, of Detroit Lakes was injured on a private dirt track while riding a dirt bike about 1 p.m. Monday, said Capt. Mitch Burris of the sheriff’s office.

Burris said Housholder died before he could be taken to a hospital.

He said the incident happened at 1659 153rd Ave. S.E., at a home owned by Jason D. Johnson. Burris said Housholder had ridden on the track at least one other time.

Witnesses told Deputy Jade Van Den Einde that Housholder took a jump but lost control and fell, according to KVRR News.

A first responder was in the area and performed CPR until an ambulance arrived.

Sanford Air Med was called, but Housholder died before being taken in the helicopter.

He was wearing a helmet and protective gear.

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