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October 4, 2015 BKR Statement Regarding Austin After Accident at LVMS

From Brad Keselowski Racing:

STATESVILLE, N.C. (Sunday, Oct. 4) - Brad Keselowski Racing driver Austin Theriault was transported to University Medical Center in Las Vegas during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Theriault underwent a comprehensive CT scan of the upper body, which showed a 10 percent compression fracture of the lower back. Theriault was released and will travel back to North Carolina where he will follow up with an orthopedic specialist for further treatment.

No further updates are expected today (Oct. 4).


Note from Austin and his family:

We would like to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers. The outpouring of support from the NASCAR community has been overwhelming and we are thankful for everyone's help, thoughts, and prayers. We would also like to thank the BKR crew for building safe trucks, the LVMS safety crew for quickly helping Austin after the accident, the infield care center Medical Liasions for their care and support, and the team at University Medical Center for their care of Austin.

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