Jason Leffler Killed in NASCAR Sprint Car Crash at Bridgeport Speedway


NASCAR driver Jason Leffler died after an accident Wednesday night in a dirt car event at Bridgeport Speedway in Sweedsboro, New Jersey.

New Jersey State Police confirmed Jason Leffler, 37, was operating a Sprint Car when he struck a wall. He had to be extricated from the car.

Authorities say the Leffler was transported to Crozer-Chester Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Bridgeport Speedway officials immediately suspended racing for the remainder of the night after Leffler’s accident. The racecourse was a 0.625-mile, high-banked dirt oval.

Example video of 410 Sprint Car Racing …

Selinsgrove Speedway 410 Sprint Car Highlights 3-10-13, Video courtesy of Brian Wood and PAPosseracing.com

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