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DragonKing Dark: The fatal Dale Earnhardt crash

On a new DragonKing Dark, I continue our weekly look into the 100 darkest moments in pop culture history.

This time, I explore the fatal accident of Dale Earnhardt in Daytona Beach, FL, at 2001's NASCAR Daytona 500 when 17 million people witnessed the death of the most popular driver in the sport.

Some say this crash changed NASCAR forever as it became much safer although the popularity plummeted. Join me as I look at one of the darkest moments for auto racing with the death of Dale Earnhardt Sr.

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