Raceway crash in Desert Center kills woman

INDIO, Calif.

The 21-year-old was a passenger in a car that hit a concrete barrier at Chuckwalla Valley Raceway.

The driver was airlifted to the hospital with major injuries. That person's condition was not immediately known.

Authorities say the crash happened during a recreational ride that was not part of a sanctioned race. The raceway opened in 2010.

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