Race car driver killed in crash at Pennsylvania speedway

Aug 15, 2015 2:39 AM by Ross Field

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Sprint car driver James Campbell Jr. was killed Friday night in a crash at Williams Grove Speedway.

The Cumberland County Coroner's Office said Campbell, from Feasterville, died after striking the wall on the half-mile banked clay oval.

The accident happened during warm-up laps.

The speedway canceled the rest of the program after the accident.

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(Photo Credit: Joseph Motley)


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