The Ontario County (N.Y.) Police Department is in the final stages of its investigation into the death of Kevin Ward Jr., but there is no timetable yet for its completion, a department spokesperson told foxsports.com Monday morning.
The investigation is drawing to a close, but a spokesman stopped short of putting a timetable on when it would be complete and when the findings would be made public. Stewart has missed the last three races since the death of Ward at a New York dirt track a few weeks ago. He could potentially face criminal charges, depending on what this investigation finds. There's no word at present regarding Stewart's status for this weekend's race at Atlanta, but it would be unlikely that he will race given the ongoing investigation and his absence from the last three events.