By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
Super Stock driver Andy Zeller has passed away. No age was provided at the time of publication.
An official cause of death has not been determined yet. He succumbed to his injuries from a recent crash.
“Lakeside Speedway would like to share our heartfelt sympathy and prayers for the family and friends of Andy Zeller as he succumbed to complications from his injuries,” Lakeside Speedway said in a Facebook post. “Please keep the family in prayer.”
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As we reported on April 30th, Zeller was injured during a race at Central Missouri Speedway. Due to the accident, the race was halted for some time as medical personnel tended to Zeller.
He was airlifted to a nearby hospital. A press release from the track said that his vehicle left the speedway. It had rolled several times before coming to a stop on its side.
A Facebook post from Central Missouri Racing Heroes said that Zeller had a broken neck. He also said that Zeller was paralyzed from the crash.
This has been a tough two months for racers. As he is the third known race car driver that we know of to pass away in the United States. On April 30th, Modified race car driver Kyle Inman passed away.
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In April, Sprint Car driver Justin Owen passed away following a crash a Lawrenceburg Speedway in Indiana.
A motorcycle also passed away recently following a crash at a dragstrip in Australia.
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