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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP)

Woman hit by stray bullet at NASCAR race in Texas

A NASCAR fan in her recreational vehicle at Texas Motor Speedway was wounded by a stray bullet.

Police believe someone fired a gun into the air yesterday morning.

The bullet pierced the motor home's roof before the Dickies 500 race, hitting a woman in the right arm.

Son-in-law Bobby Cook told KTVT-TV that the 62-year-old woman screamed that she'd been shot.

The woman, whose name was not released, was taken to a nearby hospital and is listed in stable condition.

Police Lt. Paul Henderson says bullet is believed to be a rifle round and appears to have been fired from a long distance. The bullet penetrated the roof at a slight angle.

So far no arrests.

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