Man Dies Friday at Grundy County Speedway

Grundy County Speedway- Studstill Media Photo

MORRIS – A man died from an apparent medical condition while working on his car before a race Friday night at the Grundy County Speedway.

In a release Saturday the Grundy County Coroner states that 44-year-old Jason Parrott of Crete had been warming up his race car when it had engine trouble.  He then began pushing it into pit row when he fell ill complaining of chest pains.  Morris EMS began medical attention but he was later pronounced dead at the scene.   The investigation into the death is ongoing by the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office