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Virtually no change in our weather pattern into the weekend with lows in the 50's and highs near 80.  No rain is expected at least through the weekend.

 


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Man shoots, kills himself on infield during NASCAR race

FORT WORTH (AP) — A medical examiner says a man who died in the infield during a NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway shot himself in the head.

The Tarrant County medical examiner's office on Sunday said the death of 42-year-old Kirk Franklin of Saginaw was a suicide.

Fort Worth police have said a man who was camping in the infield died of a "self-inflicted injury" after getting into an argument with other campers. The incident happened late in the Sprint Cup race.

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.

Track spokesman Mike Zizzo says the death occurred "in or around a pickup truck" in part of the infield near the middle of the backstretch

 

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