MOTORSPORTS: Stewart-Ward Case To Be Sent to Grand Jury

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CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — staff report — Jamie Squire/Getty Images North America photo — The Ontario County (N.Y.) District Attorney’s Office has confirmed it will send all the evidence gathered during the investigation into the death of 20-year-old sprint car racer Kevin Ward Jr. at Canandaigua Motorsports Park to a grand jury. It will be up to the members of the grand jury …

DEVELOPING STORY: Sherrif Povero Meets with Media; Ward Died of “Massive Blunt Trauma”

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CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — staff report — Ontario County (N.Y.) Sheriff Philip Povero met with the media Monday afternoon to provide an update on the investigation regarding the death of sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. Saturday night at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. Sheriff Povero reported Ward died of “massive blunt trauma.” Ward was struck by the car driven by three-time NASCAR …