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Tony Stewart calls fatal incident one of his 'toughest tragedies'
Tony Stewart calls fatal incident one of his 'toughest tragedies'

A somber Tony Stewart, his voice cracking at times, said Friday that the incident in which his car struck and killed 20-year-old fellow driver Kevin Ward Jr. "has been one of the toughest tragedies I've ever had to deal with." Stewart also said he wanted Ward's family "to know that every day I'm thinking about them and praying for them" and that their suffering was "something I can't possibly imagine." Stewart's comments came in a statement he read at a press conference at Atlanta Motor Speedway, where he is returning to NASCAR Sprint Cup racing this weekend after being in seclusion for three weeks following the Aug. 9 incident....

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