COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A prominent motorcycle racer died Sunday after he crashed near the finish line of an event he had won four times, .

Carlin Dunne died at the 97th Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, officials said in a news release.

Dunne, 36, who is from Santa Barbara, California, crashed his 2019 Ducati Streetfighter V4 Prototype near the finish line, the newspaper reported.

An ambulance was dispatched to the finish area after the crash. A Gazette reporter witnessed bike shrapnel going over the right edge of the road about 20 yards from the finish line.

Carlin Dunne died Sunday at the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. (Photo: Susannah Kay,

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