Surgery set for man injured at speedway

FONDA – A man injured Saturday at the Fonda Speedway will be going into surgery sometime this afternoon.

David Buanno, a member of the Hall of Fame at the speedway, was struck by a tire while in the pit area Saturday during a race. Peter Buanno, David’s brother, said his brother is conscious but on life support. Surgery was planned for this afternoon. According to Peter Buanno, work will be done to repair the spinal column in his neck, as well as perform a tracheotomy.