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Sprint Car Driver Dies in Shop Accident in Missouri

Posted: Thursday, May 27th, 2010 at 6:26 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Derek Cardwell/Jamie Brockman

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Sprint Car Driver Jesse “The Rocket” Hockett died yesterday as a result of injuries suffered in an accident in his race shop in Warsaw, Missouri. Hockett was electrocuted while working on his trailer Wednesday afternoon, he was 26 years old. Stay tuned to our sports cast during the morning magazine at 7:30 for more information.