Early this afternoon, FMX hero, Baja racer and off-road truck pilot Jeff “Ox” Kargola succumbed to injuries sustained in a crash while participating in the Rip To The Tip Baja ride. According to sources close to Kargola, he crashed in a whoop section and suffered a punctured lung, and was initially rendered unconscious. Kargola was reported to be coherent and speaking as he and the rest of the ride group waited for the Life Flight chopper. It is believed that Kargola passed en route to the hospital. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.

You will be missed by many, Ox.