March 17th, 2013
12:01 AM ET

2 killed as car slams into pit at race

A car lost control and slammed into the pits at a racetrack in California on Saturday, killing two spectators, authorities told CNN affiliate KXTV.

The crash took place at Marysville Raceway Park shortly after 6 p.m. (9 p.m. ET) during the California Sprint Car Civil War Series.

The Yuba County Sheriff's Office told the affiliate that one of the victims was 68 years old, and the other 14.

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