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Tony Stewart

Hits, kills driver durning Sprint race

1 Jan, 1970

NASCAR driver Stewart strikes and kills 20-year-old Sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. during a Sprint car race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in New York. Ward, who got out of his car after being spun by Stewart’s to show his displeasure, is struck by Stewart’s car. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident. Sheriff Philip C. Povero:

Next is continuing interviews, a continued evaluation of evidence we have, including video, and there is certainly going to be an evaluation of medical evidence when it is collected from the autopsy.