Dale Earnhardt Jr. And Family Hospitalized After Plane Crash

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family were hospitalized after a freak plane crash in Tennesse. As Fox News reports:

NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife and daughter were hospitalized after a small plane crash in Tennessee on Thursday, his sister said.


“I can confirm Dale, Amy & Isla along with his two pilots were involved in a crash in Bristol TN this afternoon. Everyone is safe and has been taken to the hospital for further evaluation. We have no further information at this time. Thank you for your understanding,” Kelley Earnhardt wrote in a tweet. Amy is Dale's wife, and Isla is their 1-year-old daughter.

Fox News also has learned the plane involved in the crash is registered to Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s race team, JR Motorsports, and crashed near Elizabethton Municipal Airport, which is in Carter County, Tennessee. Elizabethton is about 20 minutes from Johnson City, Tenn.

The plane ran off the end of the runway and caught fire, according to the Carter County Sheriff's Office.

America's thoughts and prayers are now with Dale and his family. 
 Source: American Update

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