MADISON, Ind. (CNN) – A hydroplane driver was killed Saturday during a practice run ahead of the Madison Regatta.
Officials said the 60-year-old driver was ejected from the open cockpit of the vintage hydroplane, after hitting a wake.
He was taken to the hospital but pronounced dead.
Despite the death, the Regatta continued through Sunday.
(This story was originally published on July 8, 2019)