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Justin Wilson died on Monday of head injuries sustained in an IndyCar crash on Sunday

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Justin Wilson death: IndyCar driver dies due to serious head injuries suffered in freak crash

British racing driver Justin Wilson has died at the age of 37 one day after suffering serious head injuries when being struck by debris

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