The world of auto racing is experiencing another tragedy. This time it involves Tony Stewart and a sprint car race in New York. Shocking footage has emerged of Stewart striking a driver who was out of his car following a wreck. Kevin Ward Jr., the man hit by Stewart, has unfortunately passed away.
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Sheriff: Driver hit by Tony Stewart’s vehicle during upstate NY dirt track race declared dead upon arrival at hospital – @13WHAM
— ABC News (@ABC) August 10, 2014
The race was cancelled and Stewart has been interviewed by police. At this time our thoughts are with Ward’s family.