Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Report: Grand jury begins to hear testimony in Tony Stewart case
Stewart was driving a sprint car that struck and killed the 20-year-old Ward while he was walking on the track while the race was under caution. Ward and Stewart had been involved in a prior accident on the track.
Among the first witnesses, according to the report, called was Chuck Hebing, who was driving the car in front of Stewart and passed Ward without incident.
To read more on grand jury proceeding, go here.
There is no timetable for grand jury; it could be days or weeks before it decides whether to charge Stewart in the incident.