NASCAR driver Tony Stewart hit and killed a fellow driver 20-year old Kevin Ward during a dirt-track race this weekend in New York. The death occurred late Saturday night at the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park.
One of the sprint cars lost control and hit the wall during lap 14 of a 25-lap race, According to Police: The driver of the crashed car exited his vehicle and walked on the track, where he was hit by Tony Stewart's car. The victim was taken to a hospital and later died. "Stewart has fully cooperated with investigation," Police said. "He acknowledges the collision with the driver." An investigation is under way.