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Dan Wheldon: Unanswerable questions

Why? For what possible reason? Where is the lesson in a sports tragedy like this?

Originally Published: October 17, 2011
By Jeff MacGregor | ESPN.com

Others here will write about what happened Sunday afternoon and about how it happened. They'll write about who Dan Wheldon was and talk about what he meant to auto racing.

I leave them to the work of cause and effect and after-action telemetry. I leave them to thumbnail biography, and to the forensics of sadness. Something went wrong, someone is dead. Now come the columnists and the Greek chorus of social media to lay blame. Can honest sense ever be made of what happened?

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