Local Man Dead After Crash at Richard Petty Driving Experience at the Walt Disney World Resort

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Driving instructor Gary Terry was killed yesterday by a guest participating in the Exotic Driving Experience at the Richard Petty Driving Experience at the Walt Disney World Resort.

Local news reports say that the Lamborghini the guest was driving hit a guard rail on the Speedway killing the driving instructor who was sitting in the passenger seat. The accident comes on the heels of news that the attraction will be closing it’s doors this Summer.

“Yesterday we lost a long-time, valued team member of the Exotic Driving Experience family,” company officials said in statement. “Our thoughts and prayers are with Gary’s family and friends. He will be sorely missed.” The driver of the vehicle was taken to Celebration hospital where he was released with only minor injuries.

Our condolences to the family…