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Racer Chris Trickle Dies

THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1998

Race car driver Chris Trickle, who spent 13 months in a coma after being shot by someone on a freeway overpass, died in a local hospital. He was 25.

Trickle, a promising stock car driver and the nephew of Winston Cup driver Dick Trickle, was never able to fully come out of the coma caused when he was shot in the head on Feb. 9, 1997, while driving to play tennis with a friend. Police have yet to apprehend a suspect.



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