Racer struck by driver during Arizona State Championships dies

Show Low Arizona crash Bike the Bluff
Show Low Arizona crash Bike the Bluff (Image credit: Show Low Police Department)

One of the racers who was struck by a man who drove his truck into the masters 55+ field at the Arizona State Championships on June 19 has died of his injuries.

The family of Jeremy Barrett announced the news Monday, saying that the 58-year-old "fought bravely, enduring multiple resuscitations and extensive surgeries for massive internal injuries and broken bones. He passed away with his visiting 90-year-old Mother, brother and devoted girlfriend at his bedside to bid him farewell."

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