Boy, 14, dies in motocross event near Esperance

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A 14-year-old boy has died after crashing his motorbike in a motocross event near Esperance.

About 9.35am on Sunday, police were notified of the crash at the Esperance Motorcycle Club event in Myrup.

"Information received was that a rider taking part in the event had crashed his motorcycle while riding on the track and was seriously injured," a WA Police spokesperson said.

St John Ambulance personnel also responded to the incident.

Tragically, the rider, a 14-year-old boy, could not be revived and died at the scene.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

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