Middletown Teen, 13, Killed In Pennsylvania Motorcycle Accident

Union Township, Pennsylvania – The York County Coroner’s Office released the name of the 13-year-old boy who was killed in a dirt-bike crash at the Trail-Way Speedway in Adams County on Saturday.

Mason Scott Farro, of Middletown, died at the Hanover Hospital on Saturday June 3, 2017 following a crash that involved multiple dirt-bikes.

Officials said that the the crash occurred during a practice run at around 5:55 p.m.

The death was ruled an accidental death caused by a blunt force head injuring received during the accident,  according to the coroner’s report.

A statement from the speedway read:

“Trail-Way Speedway is deeply saddened to confirm the passing of AMA Short Track competitor, Mason Scott Farro, 13, and extends heartfelt condolences to his family.

“Farro, a Delaware native, was involved in a multi-bike accident during hot laps, Saturday evening at Trail-Way Speedway. Emergency medical personnel were on the scene and responded within seconds. Farro was transported to Hanover Hospital in Hanover, Pennsylvania where he succumbed to his injuries.

“Trail-Way Speedway asks that the public please respect the family, track management and employees by refraining from questions and comments on social media.

“Additional information will be made available when appropriate at trail-wayspeedway.com.”

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