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Legendary sprint car driver Kramer Williamson dies after crash

Written by Craig Layne, Morning Edition Host/Reporter | Aug 5, 2013 5:10 AM
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(York) -- Legendary sprint car driver Kramer Williamson of Palmyra, Lebanon County, has died after sustaining serious injuries in a crash at an Adams County speedway.

The accident Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown happened during the running of the first URC 360 sprint car heat.

Williamson's car took a series of flips in turn two.

He was air-lifted to the trauma center at York Hospital, where he underwent surgery.

He died of complications at about 5:30 last night.

Williamson was well known for his more than 400 sprint car wins and his enthusiasm for the sport.

Published in Adams County, Lebanon, News, York

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