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Dixie Speedway Official Killed by Car

July 21, 2003

WOODSTOCK, Ga. (AP) _ Longtime Dixie Speedway official Corey Haney was killed after he was hit by a race car under caution.

Haney, 42, was working the crossover gate on the backstretch Saturday night when he was hit. He was airlifted to Grady Medical Center in Atlanta and died there.

``Our prayers go out to Corey’s entire family,″ track owner Mickey Swims said in a statement posted on the track’s Web site. ``May God grant them peace and comfort during this difficult time.″

A Southern All-Star Race scheduled for Sunday night at Rome Speedway, also owned by Swims, was postponed until Aug. 3.

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