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X-Games Contestant Caleb Moore Dies After Accident

(video below) Accident at the 0:55 mark, and short video also included. Caleb Moore was initially diagnosed and treated for concussion after the accident. He was 25.

Moore, a native of Krum, Texas, competed on all-terrain vehicles since his childhood before trying snowmobiles four years ago.

Family spokeswoman Chelsea Lawson released a statement announcing Moore's death, which occurred Thursday morning. The family declined to release any other details of his injuries.

It is the first death in the 17 years of the Winter X Games.

Moore suffered a concussion and was taken off the course during the snowmobile freestyle final at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colo., on Jan. 24.

While he was being evaluated, Moore was found to have bleeding on his heart and was airlifted to St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction. He had emergency surgery there on Friday. A family spokeswoman anno

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Added: Jan-31-2013 Occurred On: Jan-24-2013
By: Aussie
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Tags: snowmobile, caleb, moore, dies, dead, snowmobile, accident, crash, xgames, aspen,
Location: Aspen, Colorado, United States (load item map)
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