The competition was part of the “Airport Race Wars 2” event and was being held at an airport in Kerrville, Texas. Two children were killed and eight people were injured when a vehicle veered off a track and struck spectators Saturday afternoon in the Texas Hill Country, authorities said.


One child, a 6-year-old boy, was pronounced dead at the scene; a second boy, 8, died at a hospital, police in Kerrville, where the accident happened, said in a statement Saturday evening.


The eight injured included a 46-year-old woman in critical condition, a 27-year-old woman in critical condition, a 26-year-old man whose condition was not known, and a 34-year-old man, identified as the driver, who police described described as “stable.”





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