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Tony Stewart Responds to Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed by Family of Kevin Ward Jr

On Aug. 7, the parents of Kevin Ward Jr. filed a wrongful death lawsuit against NASCAR driver Tony Stewart stemming from their son's death last August at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in New York. Now, Stewart has come forward with his side of the story. According to's Bob Pockrass, Ward's family contends Stewart didn't "steer clear of Ward while all other drivers remained a safe distance from [him], and hitting the gas on a 700 horsepower sprint car proximately caused the untimely death of Kevin." However, Pockrass reported that Stewart's attorney submitted a response to the lawsuit in U.S. District Court indicating his client was not at fault after the 20-year-old Ward was walking around the track following a crash. "Ste...

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