IndyCar Driver Justin Wilson Dies

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For the first time since 2012 IndyCar is mourning the loss of one of their drivers after a crash this weekend at Pocono Raceway. It comes just days before the end of the season.  Justin Wilson has passed away as a result of the head injury he suffered in the ABC Supply 500 on Sunday at Pocono Raceway. Wilson was struck in the head by debris from Sage Karam’s crash.  After taking that severe blow to the head Wilson ran hard into an inside wall and was left unresponsive and unconscious. He was air lifted to Lehigh Valley hospital where he spent his final hours. Justin Wilson was 37-years-old.
 
Pocono Raceway Statement on the Passing of Justin Wilson:
“It is with heavy hearts we express our deepest condolences to the Wilson family. Justin was a talented driver on the track and an amazing person to be around off it. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Justin’s family, his friends, his fans and everyone at Andretti Autosport. He will be missed.”
 
 

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