Earnhardt blacked out in '97 Southern 500
LEXINGTON, N.C. NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt acknowledged on a life insurance application shortly before his death that he once had a dizzy spell during a race apparently a 1997 event in South Carolina in which he crashed.
The disclosure was contained in 41 previously sealed exhibits in a lawsuit against insurer United of Omaha, which refused to pay millions of dollars to Earnhardt's widow after he died in a crash at the Daytona 500 in 2001.
United of Omaha claims the ...
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