Fox River Racing Club: Jeff Wohlrabe dies in crash

Officials say the crash happened at 7:50 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2017 at the Wisconsin International Raceway (Photo courtesy Bryan Krejcarek)

BUCHANAN (WLUK) -- A 43-year-old Appleton man is dead after crashing into another car at the annual Eve of Destruction event, according to the Outagamie Sheriff's Department.

The crash happened at 7:50 p.m. Friday at the Wisconsin International Raceway just outside of Kaukauna.

On its Facebook page, the Fox River Racing Club said Jeff Wohlrabe died in the crash and the club went on to say:

The Fox River Racing Club sends our most sincere condolences to the family of Jeff Wohlrabe. Jeff was always a great competitor, and friend to all of us. Jeff always had a smile on his face and a genuine passion for racing. Rest In Peace Champ. We will miss you.

FOX 11 will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

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