Kierstin Eaddy, 14, of Flower Mound, passed away on Sunday morning following an accident at a go-kart race being held outside Texas Motor Speedway.
Eaddy and several others were racing in the speedway parking lot when the crash occurred, according to CBSDFW.com.
Witnesses said Eaddy had just crossed the finish line when her go-kart failed to stop and hit a fence.
Eaddy was transported by helicopter ambulance to Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth where she later died.
Born and raised in Flower Mound, Eaddy was a Girl Scout and a freshman at the Shelton School in Dallas.
“All of us at the SCCA are shocked and saddened to hear about Sunday’s tragic accident involving Kierstin Eaddy. We are a club of families, and are shaken by the loss of this young competitor,” said Lisa Noble, Sports Car Club of America President/CEO. “Personally, and on behalf of the SCCA, my heartfelt condolences go out to Kierstin’s family, friends, and the participants at Sunday’s event.”