Fatal accident at Beaver Dam Raceway kills Brookfield man

BEAVER DAM -- The Beaver Dam Fire Department were called out to the Beaver Dam Raceway around 6:00 p.m. for a fatal accident involving 47-year-old driver Scott Semmelmann from Brookfield.

A statement released by the raceway said that during a practice session Semmelmann was killed when his car crashed. 

Raceway officials canceled the remaining races for the night.

Fans, drivers and crew members were given the opportunity to receive a refund or donate the money to Semmelmann's family. 

Officials say it was an accident.


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