NASCAR Driver Tony Stewart Runs Over Driver During Confrontation, Killing Him

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NASCAR driver Tony Stewart ran over a competitor, 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr., during a confrontation at a sprint car race on Saturday night at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in New York. Ward was killed.

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In the video above, via YouTube, you can see Ward apparently confronting Stewart on foot after Ward’s car is run into the wall. He is struck, dragged, then thrown a number of feet.According to Ontario County Sheriff Philip C. Povero, Ward was dead on arrival at the hospital.


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The video is pretty rough to watch. If you want to see what happened, it is below. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Kevin Ward Jr.

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