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FMX rider Jim McNeil dies

Updated: November 7, 2011, 10:43 AM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Jim McNeil, a motorcycle rider in the FMX series, died after injuries suffered during practice for an exhibition prior to the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.

McNeil, 32, was practicing on The Midway, a souvenir area outside the frontstretch, before it was opened to the public Sunday morning. He was taken by CareFlight to a local hospital and pronounced dead there.

McNeil, Boost said in the announcement, was part of the Boost Mobile FMX team for ...

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