Tony Stewart and the parents of Kevin Ward Jr. have agreed on the terms of the illegal death suit filed against the former NASCAR driver.
According to the Associated Press, no details of the agreement were submitted after the hearing on Thursday. The case would have gone to trial on 7 May if a settlement had not been reached.
Judge David Hurd said when Ward's farm had been completed, the allegations against Stewart would be dismissed.
Ward, who was 20 at the time of his death, went out on the track to face Stewart after a wreck at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in New York on August 9, 2014. Stewart hit him with his car and Ward later killed by blunt force trauma [1
After the incident, the Stewart accident called "one of the toughest tragedies I've ever had to do with" and allow "this is something that will definitely affect my life forever.