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Passenger killed in crash at Disney racetrack
01:23 - Source: WFTV

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NEW: Authorities identify the deceased passenger as 36-year-old Gary Terry

NEW: Authorities say the driver, 24-year-old Tavon Watson, lost control of a Lamborghini

The crash occurred at the Exotic Driving Experience at Walt Disney World Speedway

CNN  — 

A Lamborghini sports car crashed into a guardrail at Walt Disney World Speedway on Sunday, killing a passenger, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The crash occurred at 3:30 p.m. at the Exotic Driving Experience, which bills itself as a chance to drive your dream car on a racetrack.

The 36-year-old passenger, Gary Terry of Davenport, Florida, was pronounced dead at the scene, Florida Highway Patrol said.

The driver, 24-year-old Tavon Watson of Kissimmee, Florida, lost control of the vehicle, the Highway Patrol said. He was hospitalized with minor injuries.

Petty Holdings, which operates the Exotic Driving Experience at Walt Disney World Speedway, released a statement Sunday night about the crash.

“On behalf of everyone in the organization, it is with a very heavy heart that we extend our deepest sympathies to those involved in today’s tragic accident in Orlando,” the company said.

Petty Holdings also operates the Richard Petty Driving Experience – a chance to drive or ride in NASCAR race cars named for the winningest driver in the sport’s history.

CNN’s Janet DiGiacomo contributed to this report.