Jason Leffler was killed in a dirt car crash during a race at Bridgeport Speedway in New Jersey last night.
He was 37 years old.
Leffler was in second place when his car struck a wall and flipped several times, USA Today reports. He was extracted from the vehicle — which appeared to be completely destroyed — and was pronounced dead at Crozer-Chester Medical centre.
Leffler won two Nationwide Series races in his career.
The remains of the vehicle:
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Here’s a news report with footage of the aftermath of the crash:
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