Raw: NASCAR Driver Jason Leffler Dies in Crash at NJ Speedway

KTLA - Los Angeles

NASCAR driver Jason Leffler died Wednesday after crashing during a 410 sprint car race at the Bridgeport Speedway.

Leffler, 37, hit the wall on the front straightaway of the dirt track. His car flipped over several times.

The small, open-wheel vehicle was so heavily damaged, Leffler had to be extricated from the wreck.

He was airlifted to Cooper Trauma Center where he later died from his injuries.

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