Jason Johnson Succumbs to Injuries Sustained at Beaver Dam Raceway
BEAVER 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.