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Dan Wheldon dies in horrific Indy car crash

Just saw this, truly horrific.

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Huge crash early in the race, they called the race off and the rest of the racers did a 5 lap tribute. Really sad and gut wrenching to watch.

33 years old, guy was far too young to go. At least he is in a better place now.

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Very sad.

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terrible crash, so sad. Such a talented racer!
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I don't watch racing but I have a lot of friends that do. Horrible tragedy, RIP

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Huge tragedy. Rest in peace.

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Never heard of him, and it's a sport I know or care nothing about.

But, he had a wife and children who are now without a husband and father respectively. RIP.
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Sad, but when one joins in on a 'sport' (sorry, no, that is NOT a sport) like that, this is the risk one takes.

I feel sorry for his family though. RIP.

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Very sad. My condolences to his family and friends.

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Very sad.

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love the Letterman clip. RIP

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too many cars for such a small track!
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