ROSSBURG, Ohio – Dirt late model racer Shane Unger died Saturday night at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater, Ohio, where he was transported following a multi-car crash at Eldora Speedway.

Unger, of 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 three of the half-mile oval. Emergency crews quickly attended to Unger and placed him in an ambulance to transport him to the hospital.