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KELO AM Callers Discuss Weekend Sprint Car Accident

by Mark Brown

If you missed it over the weekend, three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart struck and killed a sprint car driver who had climbed from his car and was on the darkened dirt track trying to confront Stewart during a race in upstate New York on Saturday night.

Kevin Ward Jr. had crashed following contact with Stewart one lap earlier and got out of his car as it was stopped along the fence. Video of the incident showed Ward walking from his crashed car onto the racing surface as cars circled by, and, as he gestured at Stewart's passing car, he was struck.

Callers to the Greg Belfrage Show talked about how tragic Ward's death is, but he should have stayed in his car.

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