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‘Non-survivable injury': IndyCar concludes Wheldon killed when head hit Las Vegas track fencing poll

December 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

IndyCar officials released their findings today of the Oct. 16 accident in the season finale. Wheldon was killed in an early 15-car accident when his car launched into the catchfence. Continue Reading

Indy 500 winner Wheldon, 33, killed in race

October 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon died when his car got caught up in a 15-car pileup, sailed over another vehicle and smashed into a catch fence at IndyCar’s season-ending race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
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