Valparaiso Man Dies In Motocross Accident

A Valparaiso man died after performing stunts at the FMX Paradise Motocross Park in Medaryville Sunday afternoon.

According to witnesses, James L. Miller II, 28, of Valparaiso made a jump on the dirt track and landed on the front wheel of his dirt bike. The dirt bike overturned and Miller reportedly landed on his head, causing his death.

Miller’s friend told police that he and Miller traveled to the motocross park to ride their bikes. It is not known if he was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

Miller was transported to Pulaski Memorial Hospital and was later turned over to the care of the Pulaski County Coroner.

The case remains under investigation with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department and the Pulaski County Coroner’s Office.