Man hurt in cable break sues Charlotte Motor Speedway

10 fans injured when rope snaps, flies into grandstand

CONCORD, N.C. — A NASCAR fan who was hurt when a camera cable snapped and fell into the stands during a race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in 2013 has filed a lawsuit.

Patrick Carpenter is suing the speedway, FOX Sports Productions and Speedway Motorsports for negligence.

Carpenter said the cable wrapped around his arm, causing permanent injuries.

A total of 10 people were hurt and several race cars were damaged in the accident during the Coca-Cola 600 in 2013.

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