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Coroner: Wheldon died of blunt head trauma

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The Clark County Coroner ruled Dan Wheldon's death a result of blunt head trauma. The Clark County Coroner ruled Dan Wheldon's death a result of blunt head trauma.
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

The Clark County Coroner's Office has released the results of its investigation into the cause of IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon's death on Sunday.

The autopsy determined Wheldon's cause of death to be blunt head trauma due to motor vehicle collision. Wheldons' death has been ruled an accident.

Wheldon was pronounced dead at 1:54 p.m. Sunday at University Medical Center.

Despite the release of the findings, the Coroner's Office says it will continue to work with race officials, safety equipment personnel and the attending physician to fully review the incident in an effort to increase safety for drivers.

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