Driver Killed in Crash at Myrtle Beach Speedway

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - A driver has died following a crash on the track at a speedway in South Carolina.
    
Horry County Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard tells local media outlets a vehicle crashed into a wall at around 4:45 p.m. on Friday.
    
Willard says the driver, 56-year-old Jackie Ward of Surfside Beach, was taken to a hospital, where he died at around 5:30 p.m.
    
An autopsy was scheduled for Saturday.
    
Officials say Ward was competing in the SELLM Challenger Feature Event. Track officials say he collided with another car before crashing into the wall.

 

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