Driver dies after medical emergency at Franklin County Speedway

Published: Apr. 11, 2021 at 8:47 PM EDT
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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - A racecar driver died after a medical emergency Sunday at Franklin County Speedway.

Crews responded to the track around 4 p.m. and the patient was airlifted to Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital where he later died.

According to Franklin County Public Safety Director Billy Ferguson, the driver was not involved in a race-involved incident.

The Franklin County Speedway was hosting the Commonwealth Carolina Clash on Sunday.

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