NASCAR’s Tony Stewart is being investigated after hitting Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race on August 9th. It appears Kevin Ward was bumped during the race and crashed into the wall. Ward then exited his vehicle, walked out onto the race track and was hit by Tony Stewart’s sprint car.
Whether Stewart’s collision with Ward was intentional or not, is being investigated by authorities and NASCAR. Kevin Ward Jr. was taken to the hospital by ambulance but was pronounced dead on arrival.
This article will be updated as new information is released.
Did Tony Stewart hit Kevin Ward Jr. on purpose or did he swerve to try and avoid him? Leave a comment below.
UPDATE: Tony Stewart says he will not compete in Sunday’s race at Watkin’s Glen.
UPDATE 2: Tony Stewart expected to return to racing for the August 31st Sprint Cup Race in Atlanta.
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