Fallen Kentucky Soldier To Be Honored By NASCAR

Posted at 5:11 AM, May 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-28 05:11:07-04

GLASGOW, Ky. (AP)–  A Kentucky soldier who was killed in Iraq was honored by NASCAR Sunday during the Coca-Cola 600.
The Glasgow Daily Times reports driver Kyle Busch had Sgt. Eric Toth’s name written on his car’s windshield during the 600 mile race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. All 40 drivers in the race had the name of a fallen soldier on their cars during the Memorial Day weekend race.
Toth was killed in Iraq on March 30, 2005, when the Humvee he was traveling in was struck by an improvised explosive device. He was 21.
Busch won the the Coca-Cola 600, leading 377 of 400 laps.