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Driver at Franklin County Speedway dies

A race car driver died after a medical emergency Sunday at Franklin County Speedway. Crews responded to the track around 4 p.m. and the patient was airlifted to Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital where he later died. According to Franklin County Public Safety Director Billy Ferguson, the driver was not involved in a race-involved incident. The Franklin County Speedway was hosting the Commonwealth Carolina Clash on Sunday.