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Tony Stewart will not face charges

Tony Stewart will not be charged in the accident that killed Kevin Ward Jr.

Statement from Tony Stewart:

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Sept. 24, 2014) – Following a thorough investigation and presentation of all the relevant evidence and witnesses to an Ontario County (N.Y.) grand jury, the grand jury has determined there is no basis for the filing of any criminal charges involving the tragic accident of Kevin Ward Jr. on Aug. 9 at Canandaigua (N.Y.) Motorsports Park.

The following is a statement from Tony Stewart regarding the grand jury’s decision.

“This has been the toughest and most emotional experience of my life, and it will stay with me forever. I’m very grateful for all the support I’ve received and continue to receive.

“I respect everything the District Attorney and Sheriff’s Office did to thoroughly investigate this tragic accident. While the process was long and emotionally difficult, it allowed for all the facts of the accident to be identified and known.

“While much of the attention has been on me, it’s important to remember a young man lost his life. Kevin Ward Jr.’s family and friends will always be in my thoughts and prayers.”

More to  follow.

David Allen
David Allen
David is the owner of Racegear.com. David has worked with various media outlets over the years in both sports and technology.
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