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Tony Stewart, parents of Kevin Ward Jr. reach settlement in wrongful death suit

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - The parents of Kevin Ward Jr. have supposedly reached a wrongful death settlement with Tony Stewart.

Five weeks before trial, both parties told the court that they have reached a settlement. 

A hearing for the settlement has been set for April 12.

That hearing will allow both sides to put the terms of the pending settlement on the record.

Ward was killed in 2014 at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park.

Stewart's car struck and killed Ward after Ward stepped out on the track. 


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