Indy 500 Winner Dan Wheldon Dies in Crash

Monday, October 17, 2011

English race car driver and two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon died in a car crash during a race on Sunday in Las Vegas. Wheldon's car went airborne and smashed into a fence in a 300 mile per hour, 15 car accident. Wheldon was 33 years old. Quinn Klinefelter, senior news editor at WDET in Detroit, knew Dan Wheldon, and covered his career.

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