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Tony Stewart being investigated after driver dies in dirt-track racing incident
Tony Stewart being investigated after driver dies in dirt-track racing incident

NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart was involved in a fatal dirt-track racing incident on Saturday night at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in New York. The Ontario County (N.Y.) Sheriff's Department was investigating an on-track altercation that involved Stewart and Kevin Ward Jr. According to The Charlotte Observer's Jim Utter, Ward was pronounced dead on arrival at a local hospital. Stewart is cooperating with authorities in the investigation, Utter tweeted. Stewart's car allegedly struck driver Kevin Ward Jr., who had exited his sprint car after a crash involving Stewart, who frequently races on dirt tracks. The mishap...

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