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Renna killed during test at Speedway

Updated: October 23, 2003, 7:11 PM ET
By Robin Miller | Special to ESPN.com

Renna INDIANAPOLIS -- Race driver Tony Renna, taking his first laps with his new team at Indianapolis Motor Speedway during a tire test, was fatally injured Wednesday morning.

Renna, who would have turned 27 years old next month, was negotiating Turn 3 when his car jumped sideways and became airborne. According to witnesses, the car cleared the four-foot concrete wall and smashed into the catch fence -- snapping posts, scattering parts and killing Renna instantly of massive internal trauma.

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