Wartburg Rally canceled after tragedy

Updated: August 10, 2013, 6:54 PM ET
Associated Press

EISENACH, Germany -- The Wartburg Rally has been called off following the death of a female driver in a crash Saturday night.

Organizers say on the event's website that Ina Schaarschmidt died at the scene from injuries sustained when Janina Depping's Mitsubishi Evo 9 crashed off the track during the fifth stage. Schaarschmidt was 29.

Depping was flown to a hospital with serious injuries. No further details on her condition were immediately available.


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