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Tony Stewart Kills Driver In Sprint Race Accident

Will Federman |
August 10, 2014 | 9:42 a.m. PDT


NASCAR driver Tony Stewart struck and killed a 20-year-old race car driver at a sprint race on Saturday night, after the man got out of his vehicle to voice his displeasure at the three-time Sprint Cup champion.

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Kevin Ward Jr., was visibly angry after Stewart squeezed Ward's vehicle against a wall, sending the vehicle spinning out and ending the night for the Empire Super Sprints driver. Ward walked down the track to yell at Stewart after the caution flag was thrown, and was clipped by the 43-year-old NASCAR driver's car. Emergency responders transported the five-year pro to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

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