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Auto Racing / Earnhardt Death #195571

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 19, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Daytona, Florida: Ron Claiborne) The death of race car driver Dale Earnhardt in an accident at the Daytona 500 race featured; scenes shown of the crash. [Speedway physicians Dr. Steve BOHANON, FAN, Daytona 500 winner Michael WALTRIP - comment.] Earnhardt's impact on stock car racing reviewed. [Daytona Beach sports columnist Ken WILLIS - reacts to Earnhardt's death.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Later segment on NASCAR driving mentioned.

Claiborne, Ron;
Jennings, Peter

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