NASCAR Driver Tony Stewart Hits & Kills Driver Kevin Ward, Jr. on New York Track (Graphic Video)

43 year-old NASCAR driver Tony Stewart killed Kevin Ward, Jr. last night at a racetrack in Canandaiqua, New York.
Ward was involved in a wreck and when he left his car he was struck by Stewart on the track.
(Warning: Graphic Video)

From the video: On August 9, 2014, there was a serious crash at Canandaigua, New York Motorsports Park, a dirt track. Tony Stewart struck fellow driver, 20-year-old Kevin Ward, Jr. His website ( indicates he is 17, but has not been updated in some time. He was in his fifth season with the Empire Super Sprints circuit. Stewart is a very successful 43-year-old NASCAR driver and was supposed to participate in a race at Watkins Glen on ESPN the following day at noon.

A hospital spokeswoman said Ward was hospitalized with “life-threatening injuries” following a “serious accident.” They later confirmed Ward died. Police were speaking to his parents as of early Sunday morning.

Tony Stewart will not race on Sunday.

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