Shocking moment daredevil Alex Harvill, 28, crashes during world record practice jump and dies | Daily Mail Online

  • Alex Harvill was at the Moses Lake Airshow in Washington, where spectators were recording his practice jumps ahead of the world record attempt 
  • In the video, which was shot from a distance away, Harvill can be seen riding his bike through a field before launching off a ramp 
  • Harvill came up short of his destination and crashed into a dirt mound 
  • The Grant County Coroner said that Harvill, 28, was attempting a practice jump when the crash occurred, with the injuries ultimately resulting in his death 
  • Harvill was reportedly taken to Samaritan Hospital in Moses Lake after first responders tried to treat him at the scene 
  • An autopsy is scheduled to be performed on Friday to determine cause of death 
  • Harvill is the Guinness World Record holder for dirt-to-dirt distance jump
  • He also set a world record for ramp-to-dirt distance jump in 2012
  • Just a month ago, Harvill took to Instagram to share the birth of his second baby

Source: Shocking moment daredevil Alex Harvill, 28, crashes during world record practice jump and dies | Daily Mail Online