Fans Injured After Cable Snaps at Coca-Cola 600


by WCCB Charlotte

CONCORD, NC -- 10 fans were injured when a nylon rope fell over the grandstands during the Coca-Cola 600 race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday. In a statement released from speedway officials, it said the rope fell in turn 4 on lap 121.

Seven fans were treated for minor cuts and scrapes but were later released. Three people were transported to an area hospital for further evaluation. There is no word yet on the condition of the three people.

The rope was used as a guide for the network television CamCat overhead camera system.



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