NASCAR champion Tony Stewart accidentally struck and killed fellow auto racer Kevin Ward Jr. on Saturday night- and the horrific tragedy was caught on tape.
In the shocking fan video taken at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park in upstate New York, the 20-year-old exits his #13 vehicle after Stewart, #14, swipes him.
A seemingly angry Ward walks around the track as the 43-year-old completes another lap and suddenly strikes him.
Viewers began screaming in horror after Stewart's vehicle drags Ward's body.
"Tony Stewart hit that guy!" a man shouts.
Ward was later declared dead at a local hospital.
In the aftermath of the tragedy, Stewart has bowed out of a NASCAR race on Sunday.
"There aren't words to describe the sadness I feel about the accident that took the life of Kevin Ward Jr.," Stewart said in a statement on August 10. "It's a very emotional time for all involved...My thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and everyone affected by this tragedy."
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Ontario County Sheriff Philip C. Povero announced that there are no criminal charges pending, confirming the incident to simply be a tragic accident.
To see the incident, watch the video below. Viewer discretion is advised.