Calling Hours For Kevin Ward Jr.

Published 08/13 2014 07:05PM

Updated 08/13 2014 07:09PM

Family, friends, and the racing community mourning the death of a young driver - Kevin Ward Junior. Calling hours underway now for the Port Leyden native - who first got behind the wheel of a go-cart at age four. He was killed in a racing accident late Saturday night - when he stepped on to the track during a race and was struck and killed by NASCAR driver Tony Stewart. Calling hours for Ward are being held at the Trainor Funeral Home in Boonville tonight. Family and friends are saying goodbye to number-13 -- That was Kevin Ward Junior's race-car number. Kevin Wards' family members dressed in orange and black in honor of him.

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