4:46 p.m. EDT April 14, 2013
2013-04-13 Texas Motor Speedway
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A medical examiner says a man who died in the infield during the NRA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway shot himself in the head.
The Tarrant County (Texas) medical examiner's office on Sunday said the death of 42-year-old Kirk Franklin of Saginaw, Texas, was a suicide.
Police spokeswoman Cpl. Tracey Knight has said alcohol may have been a factor. Knight said several people witnessed the incident, but nobody was in danger.
Police spokeswoman Cpl. Tracey Knight has said alcohol may have been a factor
NO – Possession of a GUN was the factor.