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NASCAR's Tony Stewart: Kevin Ward Jr. death 'was 100% an accident'
NASCAR's Tony Stewart: Kevin Ward Jr. death 'was 100% an accident'

Tony Stewart said the death of Kevin Ward Jr. after the 20-year-old driver was struck by Stewart's car in a sprint-car race last month "was 100% an accident." "I know 100% in my heart and in my mind that I did not do anything wrong," Stewart told the Associated Press in an article published online Friday. It was the NASCAR champion's first interview since a grand jury on Wednesday opted not to indict Stewart on criminal charges stemming from the Aug. 9 incident. Stewart, 43, also disclosed that he needed professional help to cope with the situation. "You are part of something so tragic and unthinkable, it's hard to face anybody," he said. ...

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