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Sprint Car Crashes at Marysville Raceway, 2 Dead


Linda Fire officials confirm that a crash at the Marysville Raceway Park has injured several people.

There are reports that two people have died, one at the scene and one away, according to Steven Blakesley, a race announcer who was at the scene.

A driver apparently had failure that sent him into the pits at full speed. The first reports of the crash went out just after 6 p.m.

The race has since been canceled.

Authorities confirmed later that two people, a 68-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy, were killed in because of the crash.