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Texas man shoots self to death at NRA 500

NRA 500 causes controversy

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    NRA 500 causes controversy

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  • The Texas man, 42, was attending NASCAR 's event
  • His body was found in the back seat of a truck

A man shot himself to death during the NRA 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway over the weekend, authorities said.

The 42-year-old from Saginaw, Texas, was at the infield campground during the NASCAR event when he committed suicide Saturday night, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's office.

His body was found in the back seat of a truck, the Fort Worth Police Department said in a statement.

No more information was immediately available.