Stock car driver dies during finale of PEI speedway race

CHARLOTTETOWN – A spokesman for a in Prince Edward Island says the track will review its following the death of a driver during ’s .

Jeremy of Oyster Bed Speedway says want to ensure a similar incident doesn’t happen again.

Robert Michael Stevens, of Riverview, N.B., died following a multi- that saw his car flip onto its roof following a crash into the wall.

While RCMP say the 30-year-old driver was uninjured from the , the driver had released his while still upside down in the vehicle.

The Mountis say the race was “run in conjunction with reasonable that were followed.”

MacDonald says the speedway hires at least one licensed emergency medical technician for every race night and there are usually several at the track as well.

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