|Medical examiner says man shot self at NASCAR race|
|Written by Admin|
|Sunday, 14 April 2013 11:09|
The Tarrant County medical examiner's office on Sunday said the death of 42-year-old Kirk Franklin of Saginaw was a suicide.
Fort Worth police have said a man who was camping in the infield died of a ``self-inflicted injury'' after getting into an argument with other campers. The incident happened late in the Spring Cup race.
Police spokeswoman Cpl. Tracey Knight has said alcohol may have been a factor. Knight said several people witnessed the incident, but nobody was in danger.
Track spokesman Mike Zizzo say the death occurred ``in or around a pickup truck'' in part of the infield near the middle of the backstretch.