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Auto Racing / Driver Death #1130834

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 11, 2014
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Watkins Glen, New York: Kristen Dahlgren) The investigation into the death of race car driver Kevin Ward, who was struck and killed by NASCAR champion Tony Stewart after he got out of his car, featured; scenes shown of Ward walking down the dirt track after he crashed into the wall; details given about Stewart’s reputation for getting angry. [Voice of racer Paul KINNEY†- says he had an idea what Ward was going to do.] [NBC Sports NASCAR analyst Jeff BURTON†- comments on the emotional aspect.] [Ontario County Sheriff Philip POVERO†- comments on the investigation.] [Port Leyden resident Bob KRAEGER†- praises Ward.] [MAN – says they should stay in the cars.] Statement from Stewart quoted.

Williams, Brian;
Dahlgren, Kristen

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