Jason Leffler Killed In Sprint Car Accident

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Jason Leffler died in a crash Wednesday night during a 410 sprint car race at Bridgeport Speedway in Swedesboro, N.J.

He was 37.

Sgt. Adam Grossman, public information officer for the New Jersey State Police, confirmed to Motor Racing Network that a 37-year-old driver was pronounced dead at Crozer-Chester Medical Center. Bridgeport Speedway confirmed in a tweet that the evening?s racing program had been canceled after a crash involving Leffler.

Sgt. Grossman said the accident happened about 8:30 pm. He stated that the driver was extricated from the car and transported by ambulance to Crozer-Chester Medical Center. The accident remains under investigation.

NASCAR issued a statement Wednesday night: ?NASCAR extends its thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathies to the family of Jason Leffler who passed away earlier this evening. For more than a decade, Jason was a fierce competitor in our sport and he will be missed.?

http://www.motorracingnetwork.com/R...06/Sprint-Car-Crash-Claims-Jason-Leffler.aspx

http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2013/...-after-accident-in-new-jersey-dirt-car-event/
 
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