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More Terrible News: Dean Roper killed in accident

From: JRich52806@aol.com
Date: 19 Aug 2001
Time: 19:04:09
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Sunday, August 19 ARCA driver killed in accident Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- A driver was killed Sunday during a 100-mile ARCA race at the Illinois State Fair.

The driver, identified as Dean Roper, was pronounced dead at Memorial Medical Center, hospital spokeswoman Roberta Churchill said.

WTAX radio said the driver missed the entrance to the pits and crashed into a wall head-on. The station reported that three people in the infield were hurt.

The race was the Allen Crowe Memorial 100. It was named for Crowe, a race car driver who died in 1963.

No other information was immediately available.

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