JEFFERSON COUNTY, W.Va. — The investigation continues into the Saturday night crash at Summit Point Raceway that left a driving instructor dead.

The wreck happened during the HyperFest racing event.

Reports indicated the instructor was a passenger in a vehicle that made a sharp left turn before the driver lost control and crashed into a tree after 5 p.m. Saturday.

The driver was being treated at a hospital in Winchester, Va.

The driver nor the instructor were being publicly identified as of Sunday.

Deputies with the Jefferson County sheriff’s department were investigating.

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    A tree?

    In a racetrack environment?

    What the?

  • J

    I drove carts there before and always thought they went way too fast to be safe in the event of an accident. Very sad news for the individual and their family...

  • Allison

    I think the one is my cousin

  • Jim Koca

    Thanks for following this story.