UPDATE: Ryan Newman released from hospital, per Roush Fenway

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WEDNESDAY 2/19/2020 12:47 p.m.

(WFRV) – Ryan Newman has been released from Halifax Medical Center, according to Roush Fenway Racing.

Newman was hospitalized Monday following a last-lap accident at Daytona.

Earlier Wednesday, Roush Fenway posted a picture of Newman with his daughters, saying “The veteran driver is fully alert and walking around Halifax Medical Center. True to his jovial nature, he has also been joking around with staff, friends, and family while spending time playing with his two daughters.”

There is no word yet on Newman’s return to racing at this time.

Original Story: Ryan Newman ‘walking around’ hospital after Daytona accident

WEDNESDAY 2/19/2020 11:05 a.m.

(WFRV) – Ryan Newman is on his feet following a horrific accident during the Daytona 500 on Monday.

According to a statement from Roush Fenway Racing, “Newman continues to show great improvement after Monday night’s last-lap accident.”

“The veteran driver is fully alert and walking around Halifax Medical Center. True to his jovial nature, he has also been joking around with staff, friends, and family while spending time playing with his two daughters.”

READ: Ryan Newman ‘awake and speaking’ on Tuesday after horrific Daytona 500 crash

Local 5 will continue to follow the story as it develops.

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