PHOTOS: Coroner says Dan Wheldon died of head injuries in car crash .. Murphy tells The Associated Press that an autopsy Monday found. Las Vegas. Accident Investigation. December 15, – Dan Wheldon Crash Accident Investigation Report. Daniel Clive Wheldon (22 June – 16 October ) was a British motor racing driver who .. An autopsy conducted by Clark County Coroner Michael Murphy on 17 October determined that Wheldon died of a blunt force trauma to his head.

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PHOTOS: Coroner says Dan Wheldon died of head injuries in car crash

Follow Me to Stay Current. Ashley Judd splash news “Three years ago I thought I had the toughest job in the world when Dan and Susie asked me to give the best man speech at their wedding,” Sussman said.

Our hearts have never been so heavy. Her sister, Ashley Judd, is married to racer Dario Franchitti who was a pallbearer. The year-old Wheldon was pronounced dead at 1: Sunday at University Medical Center in Las Vegas, where he was flown by medical helicopter after the crash at the track about 19 kilometers 12 miles away. After an autopsy, Murphy ruled the death an accident, the result of blunt trauma to the head due to a motor vehicle collision, and offered condolences to friends and family of the married father of two from England.


Wheldon was pronounced dead less than an hour after the fiery crash, which included 15 cars.

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Our thoughts and prayers are with Dan and his family. We will run a five-lap salute in honor of Dan. The race cancelled, drivers, many sobbing openly, took part in a five-lap salute around the oval in honour of one of the sport’s biggest stars.

Drivers were fearful of this as many raised concerns of the great speeds, over miles per hour, whekdon were attaining on the only 1.

I want no part of it. And if you give us the opportunity, we are drivers, and we try to go to the front. We race each other hard because that’s what we do,” driver Oriol Servia said.

Wheldon married his long-time personal assistant, Susie Behm, in They had 2 sons: Sebastian, who was born in Februaryand Oliver, born in March The family lives in St.


All was at his side at the hospital when he passed away. Dan was writing a blog for USA Today leading up to the race.

Coroner says Dan Wheldon died from head injuries

He wrote; “This is going to be an amazing show,” Wheldon wrote. Honestly, if I can be fast enough early in the race to be able to get up there and latch onto those two, it will be pure entertainment.

It’s going to be a pack race, and you never know how that’s going to turn out.

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