Woman working at motorcycle race hit, killed

by: Matt Johnson Updated:

HALL COUNTY, Ga. - A woman was killed while working at a motorcycle race in Hall County on Saturday. 

The incident happened around 4:00 p.m. at Road Atlanta in Braselton. 

The Hall County medical examiner identified the victim as Hazel Harrell, 60.

She was working as a corner judge during the race when she was hit and killed by one of the participating motorcycles. 

Friends said Harrell loved to help riders and drivers and had been volunteering at the track for 15 years. She was known as a fixture on Turn 7 at the track.

Investigators are working to figure out what went wrong and caused the crash. 

Condolences for Harrell from the racing community poured in on social media. 

Channel 2's Matt Johnson spoke to a neighbor who said Harrell was a sweet, loving person who will be missed. 

Road Atlanta has not yet commented on the incident.