Jason Leffler dies after dirt track crash at Bridgeport Speedway

UPDATE: USA Today reports that an autopsy shows that Jason Leffler died of neck injuries sustained after his vehicle struck a wall.

37-year-old NASCAR driver Leffler passed away Wednesday after being involved in a dirt track crash.

His vehicle flipped several times before striking the wall during the “Night of Wings” event at the Bridgeport Speedway in New Jersey. USA Today reports that he was extricated from his car and taken to Crozer-Chester Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Leffler leaves behind a 5-year-old son, Charlie.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Leffler family as they endure the tragic loss of their loved ones.