70-year-old billionaire James Crown crashed on the race track

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70-year-old billionaire James Crown crashed on a race track

Photo: James Crown with his wife/coloradosun.com

Chairman of the investment company Henry Crown and Company billionaire James Crown died on a racing track in the state of Colorado on his birthday at the age of 70. During the race at Aspen Motorsports Park, he crashed into a safety barrier, The Colorado Sun reports. multiple injuries,” the Pitkin County medical examiner said. He called what happened an accident.

Henry Crown and Company was founded by James Crown's grandfather – industrial magnate Henry Crown. The deceased was also a member of the board of directors of the JP Morgan Chase bank, was a managing partner of Aspen Skiing Co. Forbes estimated the Crown family's fortune at $10.2 billion.

NBC News once called Crown a member of the "inner circle" former US President Barack Obama.

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