A Pike County man died Saturday after a crash at the Mountain Motor Speedway in Isom.
At about 7 p.m., Willard Michael Hicks, 61, of Shelby Gap, who was driving in a drag race, lost control of his vehicle, left the track and struck a tree.
He was pronounced dead at Whitesburg ARH hospital. It was the first fatal wreck at the speedway in decades, police said.
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