NASCAR Chicago contractor dies after being electrocuted at street race site, medical examiner says

CHICAGO (WLS) — A NASCAR contractor died after being electrocuted at the Chicago Street Race site downtown Friday, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said on Saturday.

Chicago police said just before 11:30 a.m. a 53-year-old man was taken from the 500 block of South Columbus Drive near Buckingham Fountain to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

In a statement, NASCAR said he suffered a “fatal medical emergency.” No further details about the incident have been released.

“We are coordinating with local authorities on this tragic incident. We share our READ MORE

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