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On Thursday, BMX athlete Dave Mirra died of an alleged suicide. His body was discovered in his truck in Greenville, North Carolina with an apparent gunshot wound to the head.
The 41-year-old was in the area visiting friends.
The bike legend — who once had the record for the most X Games medals — leaves behind a wife and a child.
Earlier that day, he posted the following pic of him and his spouse on Instagram :
My rock! Thank godA photo posted by Dave Mirra (@davemirra) on Feb 4, 2016 at 11:17am PST
Mirra’s friend and fellow BMX athlete T.J. Lavin gave the following statement:
“I just wish he would have called me. I would have jumped on a plane in a second. There’s always another way. If anyone needs help, just please get it. I feel sick about this.”
In addition to his athletic pursuits, the New York-native hosted two seasons of Real World/Road Rules Challenge on MTV.
Authorities are currently investigating his death.
[Image via Getty Images.]