Woman killed by tire at Cochran Motor Speedway

One woman was killed and several people were injured in a racing accident Saturday night at the Cochran Motor Speedway.

The Bleckley County Sheriff's Office has not released detailed information, but a deputy did confirm that one person was killed and several injured when a tire came off a car and flew into the crowd.

Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones identified the deceased as Cynthia Nobles, a Twiggs County resident.