The racing world is feeling the loss of one its most talented rising stars today. Charlie Bradberry, of Chelsea, Alabama, died in an automobile accident Saturday morning in his hometown. Bradberry was transported to UAB Hospital where he was pronounced dead during emergency surgery.
The 24-year-old was recently married to long-time girlfriend, Brandi, who is expecting the couple’s first child in February.
Details surrounding funeral arrangements will be forthcoming.
Bradberry, who was always known for his contagious smile, was the 2003 NASCAR Southeast Series and Snowball Derby champion. This year he had already scored six victories in Super Late Model competition and was lobbying for a ride in NASCAR’s Busch or Craftsman Truck Series.
Charlie called the Snowball Derby his biggest win.