Grass track racer killed at weekend event

Rider hits fence in front of 500 spectators

A MOTORCYCLE grass track racer has been killed in an incident at an event near Worcester.

The rider, David Durham, from Wantage, was taking part in the Midland Centre Championships at Offerton, Hindlip, yesterday when the he came off the track and crashed into a fence.

The event, which had attracted around 500 spectators, was abandoned following the incident.