By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
Late Model driver Casey Arneson has passed away. He was 27.
An official cause of death has not been announced yet.
“Tragic news today about Casey Arneson–a very popular and talented driver from Fargo that has raced in several Tour events over the years,” Dakota Classic Mod Tour said in a Facebook post. “Prayers to the Arneson family. The Modifieds will be doing their traditional 4 wide parade lap we always do at all Tour events. This year we will be using the missing man formation for Casey in his memory for all six nights.”
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KARE 11 is reporting that a 27-year-old man was killed on Friday night in Becker County, Minnesota. The side-by-side UTV left the road, according to the Becker County Sheriff’s Office, and crashed into a tree.
A passenger was also injured in the accident. The authorities believe that speed was a factor in the accident.
While they were wearing seat belts, the two occupants were not wearing helmets.
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“These posts are never easy to make and we are still shocked by the very sad news,” Jamestown Speedway said in a Facebook post. “You are going to be missed greatly. RIP Casey. From all of us across the racing community, our thoughts and prayers are with the Arneson family during this time.”
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