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We've got some sad news out of California today. Sprint car racer Tyler Wolf, 20, was killed Saturday night during a race at the Calistoga Speedway in the Napa Valley, KHSL-TV news reports.

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According to the TV station, Wolf, a native of Redding, Calif., was involved in a vicious wreck while coming out of a turn where he slammed into a wall. He suffered massive head injuries, the station reported. Wolf was alive when taken from the track but died later at the hospital.

Wolf was reportedly a promising young driver who was the Silver Dollar Speedway's track champion last year. Our condolences go out to his family and friends.

Photo credit Facebook via KHSL-TV/KNVN Action News

Thanks for the tip Anthony

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