Nigel Stepney, the former Ferrari chief mechanic who was fired in 2007 after being accused of sabotage and leaking data to McLaren, has been killed in a traffic accident in England.
His current sportscar team, JRM, has confirmed the accident, which occurred Friday morning.
PC Glen Braidwood of Kent Police's Serious Collision Investigation Unit said, "A VW caddy van, driven by a 56 year-old man from the Essex area, had stopped on the hard shoulder of the M20 London bound carriageway at Ashford. For reasons yet to be established, the man appears to have entered the carriageway and was then in collision with an articulated goods vehicle. He was pronounced deceased at the scene."...
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