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Stewart won’t face charges in fatal wreck; victim was ‘under influence’ of marijuana

Discussion in 'Sports Forum' started by Revmitchell, Sep 24, 2014.

  1. Revmitchell

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    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will not be charged with the death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, prosecutors said Wednesday in disclosing for the first time that the victim had enough marijuana in his system the night he died to impair his judgment.

    Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said a grand jury decided against charging Stewart with either second-degree manslaughter or criminally negligent homicide in the Aug. 9 death of Kevin Ward Jr., who was struck and killed as he walked down the track in an apparent attempt to confront the NASCAR veteran after their cars got tangled up one lap earlier.



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    Kevin Ward, Jr.'s toxicology reports showed high enough marijuana levels to impair judgement. Plus, he got out of his car and walked ~150-200 feet up the track looking for Stewart. Not condoning or condemning Stewart, just repeating what I heard...
     
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    It was really on the fault on both parts.

    Tony should not had flew by there and threatened Kevin.

    And Kevin should had stayed in his car.

    Had that happened, Kevin might had still been alive today.
     
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