Another tragic accident that strikes the NASCAR Nation.

One member of NASCAR’s Rick Ware Racing team died and another suffered severe injuries after being involved in a car crash over the weekend in North Carolina.

Dean Shaut was killed and Stephen Masch was injured, the night before the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Darlington Raceway. It accident happened about 11 p.m. Friday Night on a sharp curve in Thomasville, N.C., the gray Toyota Tundra pickup truck hit a utility pole and a tree before flipping several times.

 Shaut was a 20-year veteran of the NASCAR community as a fabricator and mechanic working for Hendrick, MB2, Evernham and others.

Masch has worked as an independent-contract mechanic for the Rick Ware Racing Nationwide No. 15 team driven by rookie Timmy Hill.