Indy Speedway Board member dies in crash

Andre B. Lacy, board member of Hulman & Co., owner of the the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, died Thursday in a motorcycle crash in Botswana, Africa. He was 78.

In a statement, his company, LDI, said Lacy died in a single-rider accident while on a private motorcycle tour.

Hulman & Co. CEO Mark Miles, who formerly was CEO of CICP, said in written comments: “Andre’s loss is an incredible shock to everyone. It would be difficult to exaggerate his transformative impact on our city and state, as well as Hulman & Company as a member of our Board of Directors."

Miles added: "His success as a business and civic leader was remarkable and impactful beyond measure. But it’s his unfailingly positive personality, extraordinary judgment and wise guidance we’ll miss most. Andre’s positive influence in all aspects of our community will leave a real gap we all must work hard to fill."

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