CHICAGO (CBS) — A man died after falling off a dirt bike during a race Friday at Joliet Motorsports in southwest suburban Wilmington.
Kenneth Vandevelde, 45, of Mazon, was pronounced dead at 9:22 p.m. at Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, according to the Will County coroner’s office.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Weekend Warmup
Vandevelde was the driver of a motorized dirt bike in a race at Joliet Motorsports, 27950 Kelly Rd. in Wilmington, and was seen falling off the bike, the coroner’s office said.READ MORE: Northwestern Alums Create 'The Seeker,' A Highly Accurate Football Thrower They Call A Robotic QB
Preliminary autopsy results Saturday did not reveal any injuries, but did reveal a heart condition, the coroner’s office said. Final cause and manner of death will be determined on later date, pending police, autopsy and toxicological reports.MORE NEWS: Cariacature Artist, Substitute Teacher Says She Keeps Trying To Reach Illinois Unemployment Office -- Only To Have Calls Dropped
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