It was during Thursday evening at 17.40 that the accident occurred.

An accident occurred in connection with the work of setting up tents during the preparations for the Swedish Championships in drifting.

Region Kalmar County announced on Friday morning that the man had died from his injuries.

The man is in his 50s and a resident of Kalmar County.

Relatives are notified.

In consultation between drivers, officials and competition leaders, Svensk Bilsport has made the decision to cancel the competition.