NASCAR Driver Tony Stewart Won’t Be Charged for Hitting and Killing Kevin Ward Jr.

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RICHMOND, VA - SEPTEMBER 05:  Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevrolet, looks on in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 5, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
Photo: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

A grand jury has decided not to charge NASCAR driver Tony Stewart for his role in the death of Kevin Ward Jr., who was killed during a sprint race in August in upstate New York. Ward died of blunt force trauma when the rear wheel of Stewart’s vehicle fatally clipped him.