A post mortem is being conducted on the body of a stock car driver who died at the Emo Speedway on the weekend.

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Rainy River OPP report William G Reimer, 67, from Vermilion Bay, was racing a car that left the travelled portion of the race track on Saturday night.

He was found unresponsive inside the vehicle, and efforts to resuscitate him failed. Reimer was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said they are treating the incident as a sudden death rather than as a race track accident.

The post mortem was to be conducted at the Lake of the Woods District Hospital in Kenora.