Deadly Crash at Mansfield Motorsports Speedway

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Mansfield, OH - A race car driver dead after flipping his car at Mansfield Motorsports Speedway.

The driver, 21-yr-old Joe Rebman of Mansfield, died shortly after 11 p.m. Friday night when he rounded the half mile turn. The sprint car went up on the wall and flipped onto its side. Rebman pronounced dead at MedCentral / Mansfield Hospital and said to have been fatally wounded from head and chest trauma.

The Hoosier Sprint Series is investigating the accident according to a release posted it's website Sunday.

The family will receive friends Monday until 8 p.m. in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home in Mansfield.