Indy 500 winner dies after crash in Las Vegas

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This year's Indianapolis 500 winner, Dan Wheldon, died Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway after a 15-car pile-up, according to the Associated Press.

The crash happened during the season finale of the IndyCar Series and after officials called the race. Despite this, the drivers gave Wheldon a five-lap tribute and could be seen openly crying, says ESPN.

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