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NASCAR Driver Won't Be Indicted over Deadly Crash

Tony Stewart struck Kevin Ward Jr. on the track earlier in the summer.

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A grand jury has decided against charging NASCAR star Tony Stewart in the August death of another driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York.

The decision was announced Wednesday, nearly seven weeks after Stewart's car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. at a dirt-track race on Aug. 9 in Canandaigua (can-uhn-DAY'-gwah). District Attorney Michael Tantillo also said Ward was under the influence of marijuana that night "enough to impair judgment."

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