14-year-old Texas girl dies in go-kart crash

By: From Wire Reports
By: From Wire Reports

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A North Texas teenager has died after her go-kart crashed during an autocross event near Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office on Monday identified the victim as 14-year-old Kierstin Eaddy of Flower Mound.

Authorities say Eaddy was racing in a Sports Car Club of America event when the crash occurred.

Witnesses say Eaddy accelerated as she passed the finish line and hit a cable. She was airlifted to a hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

The Sports Car Club of America has released a statement expressing condolences to the girl's family.

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