During a race today at the LasVegas Motor Speedway, two time Indianapolis 500 Winner, Dan Wheldon, age 33, sustained injuries that resulted in his untimely death.
Wheldon sustained unsurvivable injuries when his race car became entangled in a 15 car fiery pileup then flew over another car. is race car then landed in a catch fence. Wheldon was airlifted from the scene of the accident, and reportedly died later at University Medical Center.
For more information on this tragic accident, please see http://aol.sportingnews.com/sport/story/2011-10-16/dan-wheldon-dies-from-injuries-in-indycar-crash?icid=maing-grid10%7Chtmlws-main-nb%7Cdl1%7Csec1_lnk3%7C104825 .
Our hearts go out to Wheldon’s family at this time of loss.