Quad racer dies from Tulsa Shootout injuries

Quad Racer Succumbs to Tulsa Shootout Injuries TULSA, Okla. (December 31, 2005) -- Jenson Roberts of Claremore, OK, died after sustaining injuries in a Pro Quad heat race Friday morning at Tulsa Expo Raceway during the opening day of the 21st...

Quad Racer Succumbs to Tulsa Shootout Injuries

TULSA, Okla. (December 31, 2005) -- Jenson Roberts of Claremore, OK, died after sustaining injuries in a Pro Quad heat race Friday morning at Tulsa Expo Raceway during the opening day of the 21st Annual Tulsa Shootout.

In the day's first Pro Quad heat race, Roberts and another rider tangled exiting turn four. Roberts collided with the wall and was knocked unconscious at approximately 11:30 a.m. Friday morning. Roberts was immediately transported to Tulsa's St. Francis Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries several hours later.

Roberts was an 18-year-old senior at Verdigris High School.

-ter/lq-

Write a comment
Show comments
About this article
Series KART

User photos

EuroRacer

EuroRacer

10 photos
stirlingf18

stirlingf18

14 photos
Fleury

Fleury

20 photos
JaWoe

JaWoe

7 photos
Krystle Carrara

Krystle Carrara

35 photos
Scott857

Scott857

11 photos
Elena_Racer

Elena_Racer

1 photos
user

user

1 photos
Upload photo