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IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon celebrates after winning the Indianapolis 500 auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. (May 29, 2011)

Dan Wheldon dies in wreck

IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon died from injuries after his car went sailing through the air during a massive 15-car wreck early in the Las Vegas Indy 300.

Dan Wheldon (77) goes airborne during a wreck
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Dan Wheldon (77) goes airborne during a wreck that involved 15 cars in the IndyCar Series' Las Vegas Indy 300. (Oct. 16, 2011)

Drivers crash during a wreck that involved 15
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Drivers crash during a wreck that involved 15 cars during the IndyCar Series' Las Vegas Indy 300. (Oct. 16, 2011)

Dan Wheldon, front left, and another driver crash
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Dan Wheldon, front left, and another driver crash during a wreck that involved 15 cars during the IndyCar Series' Las Vegas Indy 300. (Oct. 16, 2011)

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The car of Dan Wheldon driver of the
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The car of Dan Wheldon driver of the #77 Bowers & Wilkins Sam Schmidt Motorsports Dallara Honda (top left) bursts into flames in a 15 car pile up during the Las Vegas Indy 300. (Oct. 16, 2011)

The car of Dan Wheldon driver of the
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The car of Dan Wheldon driver of the #77 Bowers & Wilkins Sam Schmidt Motorsports Dallara Honda (top left) bursts into flames in a 15 car pile up during the Las Vegas Indy 300. (Oct. 16, 2011)

The car of Dan Wheldon of England, driver
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The car of Dan Wheldon of England, driver of the #77 Bowers & Wilkins Sam Schmidt Motorsports Dallara Honda (left), and the #30 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Dallara Honda of Pippa Mann fly in the air during the Las Vegas Indy 300. (Oct. 16, 2011)

Dan Wheldon, front left, and another driver crash
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Dan Wheldon, front left, and another driver crash during a wreck that involved 15 cars during the IndyCar Series' auto race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. (Oct. 16, 2011)

The car of Dan Wheldon of England driver
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The car of Dan Wheldon of England driver of the #77 Bowers & Wilkins Sam Schmidt Motorsports Dallara Honda (left) and the #30 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Dallara Honda of Pippa Mann fly in the air during the Las Vegas Indy 300. (Oct. 16, 2011)

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Drivers, including Dan Wheldon (77, in air at
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Drivers, including Dan Wheldon (77, in air at left), crash during a wreck that involved 15 cars during the IndyCar Series' auto race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. (Oct. 16, 2011)

Mark Tripoli, left, and Dave Soresi pay tribute
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Mark Tripoli, left, and Dave Soresi pay tribute to IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon, who died following a crash in the the IndyCar Series' Las Vegas Indy 300. (Oct. 16, 2011)

IndyCar officials and pit crew members pay tribute
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IndyCar officials and pit crew members pay tribute to Dan Wheldon who died after a crash during the IndyCar Series' Las Vegas Indy 300. (Oct. 16, 2011)

Dan Wheldon holds son Sebastian alongside wife Susie
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Dan Wheldon holds son Sebastian alongside wife Susie holding Oliver, with the Borg Warner Trophy on the yard of bricks during the 95th Indianapolis 500. (May 30, 2011)

IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon celebrates after winning the
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IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon celebrates after winning the Indianapolis 500 auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. (May 29, 2011)

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Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon visits Frankie's Sports
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Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon visits Frankie's Sports Bar & Grill in downtown Fort Worth. (May 31, 2011)

Dan Wheldon arrives in Victory Circle after winning
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Dan Wheldon arrives in Victory Circle after winning the 89th running of the Indianapolis 500. (May 29, 2005)

File photo of Dan Wheldon at the Indianapolis
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File photo of Dan Wheldon at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. (Sept. 27, 2011)

File photo of IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon, of
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File photo of IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon, of England, celebrates with the traditional bottle of milk after winning the Indianapolis 500. (May 29, 2011)

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