Early reports indicate the man was electrocuted
Today, NASCAR is set to begin the race weekend in Chicago, Illinois. The course will make history as NASCAR’s first street race.
Tragedy has stuck the event before cars have even touched the track.
A worker of a staging and lighting company has died while working on the track. A police report noted the man may have been electrocuted. WGN first reported the incident.
An autopsy will later confirm the cause of death.