ATV: How did Robert Parker die? His tragic accident

Robert Parker

Robert Parker was an all-terrain vehicle driver for Team Momentum Racing and was performing exceptionally well before he died on 15th March 2023. The death shocked the motor racing world, as it lost one of its kindest and most talented drivers. 

The star driver left behind his wife, Casey, and their three children: Carleigh, Nathan, and Sawyer. “Today I lost my best friend and the best dad to my kids!” Casey wrote on Facebook. “Please pray for me, our kids, our family and our friends as we face this impossible task of saying goodbye.”

Robert was killed in an accident in which the vehicle rolled over him

Robert Parker was involved in a fatal accident while riding an all-terrain vehicle on Turlington Road. It’s believed that the car rolled over him. 

Emergency services from Harnett County rushed to the scene, finding Robert severely injured. Robert died as they tried to stabilize him for airlift to the nearest medical center. 

Condolences poured in from the racing world. Team 904 wrote on Facebook that it had lost a brother and a friend. The post continued:

“Robert Parker was family to us and we are deeply saddened to hear of his passing. Words cannot express just how badly he will be missed. Robert was a one of a kind person. He was a light on this world. A man who would not only give you the shirt off his back but the shoes off his feet too!”

A recurring theme in the condolence messages was the mention of Robert’s kindness. Kayla Bolton wrote:

“This one hurt my heart today. Although I didn’t know the whole family, I had the pleasure of meeting Robert Parker when he raced our GNCC events, and man was he one of the nicest guys ever! He will be missed, but by all the posts and memories his legacy will definitely live on.”