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Man Killed At Walt Disney World Attraction

A Lamborghini has crashed into a guardrail, killing a passenger and injuring the driver.

The Florida Highway Patrol says Tavon Watson, 24, lost control of the vehicle on Sunday afternoon, killing Gary Terry, 36 while taking Terry for an exotic car racing attractionride at Walt Disney World.

Sergeant Kim Montes said in an incident report that Watson failed to manoeuvre the high-powered vehicle through the Exotic Driving Experience course. The vehicle's passenger side struck the guardrail. Terry died at the scene. Watson was taken to a nearby hospital where he was treated and released.

The attraction lets race car fans be drivers or passengers in luxurious cars such as Lamborghinis, Porsches or Ferraris. For between $US200 ($A260) and $US400 ($A521), customers can drive several laps with a professional driving instructor in the passenger seat. It is located south of the Magic Kingdom parking lots.

A spokeswoman said Disney offers its "deepest sympathy to those involved" in the crash.

The track is operated by Petty Holdings, which has other Exotic Driving Experience attractions at speedways in Atlanta, Daytona Beach, New Jersey, Kansas, New Hampshire and Texas.

The Exotic Driving Experience, along with its sibling track, the Richard Petty Driving Experience, was slated to close this summer at Disney World for unrelated reasons.

Montes said the crash remains under investigation.

AAP

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