Herbert's sons killed in car accident

Herbert's Two Sons Lost in Tragic Automobile Accident LINCOLNTON, N.C. (January 26, 2008) The two young sons of Top Fuel racer Doug Herbert were killed in an automobile accident Saturday morning in Lake Norman, N.C. Jon, 17, and James, 12,...

Herbert's Two Sons Lost in Tragic Automobile Accident

LINCOLNTON, N.C. (January 26, 2008) The two young sons of Top Fuel racer Doug Herbert were killed in an automobile accident Saturday morning in Lake Norman, N.C. Jon, 17, and James, 12, died instantly when their Mazda3 collided with a second vehicle.

Herbert, who was in Phoenix for preseason testing, is devastated and headed home to be with his family.

Condolences can be sent to Raymer Funeral Home, 16901 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville, N.C. 28078.

In lieu of flowers, Herbert asks that people make a donation to the Speedway Children's Charities in Jon and James Herbert's name.

Details regarding a memorial service will be forthcoming.

-credit: www.dougherbertracing.com

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