There's been a tragic accident at the Jacksonville, Illinois Speedway Friday night. One person is confirmed dead after a sprint car lost control and crashed into the infield area.

UPDATE: Saturday, June 29 - 8:32am

A name has now been released by the Morgan County Coroner's Office:

ORIGINAL STORY: The Morgan County Coroner's Office confirmed the death on a Facebook page in the past hour. The preliminary report is that a sprint car lost control and entered the infield area impacting at least one individual who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The name of the deceased has not been released pending the notification of family. There are online comments indicating other possible injuries, but no confirmation has been released by authorities at this time.

As this is a developing story, it will be updated once new confirmed information is released.

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