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The NASCAR fan who was killed on Sunday after being struck by lightning in the parking lot of Pocono Raceway has been identified as 41-year-old Brian Zimmerman of Moosic, Pennsylanvia.  The incident occurred in the parking lot behind the grandstands at the racetrack and Zimmerman died while en route to Pocono Medical Center.  Another fan, who was transported to Lehigh Hospital in Allentown and was listed in critical condition, has now been upgraded to stable.  Nine other people were injured during Sunday's violent storm.

On the track, Jeff Gordon took the checkered flag during the rain-shortened Pennsylvania 400.  Gordon claimed his 86th career win in NASCAR's premier series but his first since September 2011 at Atlanta.  Kasey Kahne [[ KANE ]], Martin Truex Jr., Brad Kesolowski and Tony Stewart rounded out the top-five.

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