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NASCAR's Hamlin to Head to West Virginia for Flood Aid

Denny Hamlin in 2009.

NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin is heading to southern West Virginia to help out after deadly floods ravaged the region.

A news release from The Greenbrier resort says that on Thursday evening, Hamlin will hand out toys and school supplies to Greenbrier County students affected by the June 23 floods. He’ll be at the White Sulphur Springs train station.

Kyle Larson, who competes in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series, will accompany Hamlin on Thursday.

The floods killed 23 people and devastated homes, businesses and infrastructure. Greenbrier County accounted for 15 of the 23 deaths.