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NASCAR Legend Dick Trickle Dead at Age 71

NASCAR legend Dick Trickle passed away on Thursday afternoon near his Lincoln Country residence. According to a news release from the local county sheriff's department, Trickle died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in a North Carolina cemetery. He was 71. ESPN's Ryan McGee released a portion of the press release from the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office. Here's an excerpt from that release:Retired race car driver Richard “Dick” Trickle, 71, died today from an apparent self inflicted gun shot wound. The incident occurred at 12:02 p.m. at Forest Lawn Cemetery on Highway 150 East in Boger City.

The Lincoln County Communications Center received a call apparently from the victim that “there would be...

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