UPDATE: The Winnebago County Coroner released Tuesday that Mack died from blunt trauma of the head and chest due to the crash.
SOUTH BELOIT, Ill. (WTVO) — A 69-year-old racecar driver was killed Sunday in a crash at the Blackhawk Farms Raceway.
According to the Winnebago County Coroner, Charles Mack was involved in a crash in which his vehicle left the track and struck a tree.
He was taken from the scene, at 15538 Prairie Road, to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead at 7:15 p.m.
Mack was from Ham Lake, Minnesota.
He was participating in the Chicago Region SCCA Fall Sprints Double Divisional races at the raceway.