John Wes Townley

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John Wes Townley (December 31, 1989 – October 2, 2021)[1] was an American professional stock car racing driver. He last competed part-time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. He also raced part-time in the Xfinity Series. Townley was born in Watkinsville, Georgia.

Townley was shot and killed on October 2, 2021 after he was assaulted in Athens, Georgia at the age of 31.[2][3]

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  1. "John Wes Townley team bio". RAB Racing. Archived from the original on August 1, 2012. Retrieved 2016-06-26.
  2. Stroh-Page, Fletcher Page and Caitlyn. "Former NASCAR driver, son of Zaxby's co-founder killed in Athens shooting". Online Athens. Retrieved 2021-10-03.
  3. "Double shooting in Athens' Five Points neighborhood leaves one dead, another injured". Classic City News. Retrieved 2021-10-03.