Tony Stewart will not be charged
09/24/2014 04:02 PM
NASCAR’s Tony Stewart will not face criminal charges in the death of 20-year-old Kevin Ward, a grand jury in upstate New York decided.
District Attorney Michael Tantillo said there were two charges submitted for consideration – manslaughter in the second degree and criminally negligent homicide. Tantillo said the grand jury deliberated for two days before coming to its conclusion.
Stewart could still face a civil suit from Ward’s family. Stewart struck and killed Ward in an August 9 sprint car race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in upstate New York.
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