Shane Unger Dies from Injuries Suffered at Eldora Speedway

Driver Dies From Injuries Sustained in Crash at Eldora Speedway

shane-unger-dies-eldora-speedway-world-100-crashROSSBURG, Ohio (September 10, 2016) – Dirt Late Model racer Shane Unger died Saturday night at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater, Ohio.

Shane Unger was transported to the hospital following a multi-car crash at Eldora Speedway. He was competing in the famed World 100 dirt late model event.

Unger, a DIRTcar Racing member from Rossburg, Ohio, was 35 years old.

During a late restart in the second heat race at the World 100, Unger was involved in a multi-car crash in Turn 3 of the half-mile oval. Emergency crews quickly attended to Unger and placed him in an ambulance to transport him to the hospital.

The Unger family has conveyed their appreciation of the prayers and support expressed by the racing community and requests their privacy be respected at this time.

Darke County Coroners Office is leading the investigation.

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