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56-Year-Old Man Killed at Florida Racetrack Friday

A man who worked at Bradenton Motorsports Park was hit and killed by a car at a drag racing event, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

Daniel Stone, 56, was helping to guide a driver of a malfunctioning car into the dirt pit at the end of the track Friday evening when he was hit, according to deputies.

Investigators say, the vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed.

Medics worked to try life-saving measures on Stone for about 30 minutes, authorities said, but Stone died at the scene from injuries sustained in the accident.

The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) is investigating this accident and what exactly happened with the drag car.


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