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Man Commits Suicide in Infield During NRA 500

A man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head during the 2013 NRA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday night.The Tarrant County (Texas) medical examiner's office officially ruled the death a suicide Sunday afternoon.The man—42-year-old Kirk Franklin from Saginaw, Texas—reportedly got into an argument with some campers on the infield during the Sprint Cup race, and alcohol may have been a factor in the man's death, Fort Worth Police spokeswoman Cpl. Tracey Knight confirmed.Texas Motor Speedway officials have not yet commented on this tragic incident, Fox Sports Southwest's Anthony Andro reported.NASCAR spokesman David Higdon issued the following statement Saturday regarding the controversial partnership decision, via...

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