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Tony Stewart Hits Sprint Car Driver Kevin Ward Jr [VIDEO]

 
Posted August 11th, 2014 @ 5:00am by Chilli Amar

 

Tony Stewart dropped out of yesterday’s race after he hit and killed fellow driver Kevin Ward, Jr. on Saturday. The two had competed in the Empire Super Sprints series event at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park in Upstate New York.

Ward’s car had crashed into an outside wall after being clipped by another driver – believed to be Stewart. Ward got out of his car and walked on the track to confront the three-time champion. A video shows the 20-year-old pointing a finger and yelling. One car swerved to avoid him. Unfortunately, Stewart’s car actually hit him. He was taken to a hospital, where he died of his injuries.

 

 

At this point, police are investigating the situation as an “on-track crash.” Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero said that there are no criminal charges pending right now.

There's been a huge debate as to whether Stewart ran Ward over on purpose. What are YOUR thoughts?

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