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NASCAR Driver Jason Leffler Killed in Local Speedway Crash

NASCAR driver Jason Leffler died Wednesday evening after a crash during a sprint car race at Bridgeport Speedway in New Jersey.The New Jersey State Police department confirmed the news:Leffler was 37.Upon hearing of Leffler's passing, many in the NASCAR community passed along their condolences: Competing in Bridgeport's "Night of Wings" event, Leffler was involved in an accident while competing in a heat race—the precursor qualifier to the main event races. While details about the crash are still coming forward, Leffler's car reportedly flipped on the track's front stretch, leaving extensive damage to the roof of his car, per Yahoo! Sports' Jay Busbee. Leffler was unable to get out of his car by his own voliti...

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