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Jason Johnson Succumbs to Injuries Sustained at Beaver Dam Raceway

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jason johnsonBEAVER DAM, WI – June 24, 2018 – World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series driver Jason Johnson has died from injuries sustained in an accident at Beaver Dam Raceway on Saturday, June 23, 2018.

During Lap 18 of the Jim Boyd Memorial at Beaver Dam Raceway, Johnson was involved in a crash battling for the lead on the backstretch of the third-mile oval. Emergency crews quickly attended to the situation and transported Johnson via air to Aurora Medical Center, where he later succumbed to the injuries.

Johnson, 41, of Eunice, LA, is survived by his wife Bobbi and five-year-old son Jaxx.

The Johnson family has conveyed their appreciation of the prayers and support expressed by the racing community and requests their privacy be respected at this time. Additional information will be made when available and appropriate.

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Founded in 1978, the World of Outlaws®, based in Concord, N.C., is the premier national touring series for dirt track racing in North America, featuring the most powerful cars on dirt, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series and the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series. Annually, the two series race nearly 140 times at tracks across the United States and Canada. CBS Sports Network is the official broadcast partner of the World of Outlaws.  DIRTVision® also broadcasts all World of Outlaws events over the Internet to fans around the world. Learn more about the World of Outlaws.

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