Pocono marred by deadly lightning strike

Associated Press
Crew members stand in the pits in a downpour that shortened the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa. Jeff Gordon won. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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Officials at Pocono Raceway say one person is dead and nine are injured after a lightning strike in the parking lot behind the grandstand following a shortened NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race, won by Jeff Gordon, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012.

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