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British Indycar driver Justin Wilson dies after suffering a severe head injury on Monday, during a crash in the closing laps of the race on yesterday at the Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania.

Wilson, 37, a formula 1 driver, who won seven times in IndyCar racing was been in a critical coma state at hospital Allentown, Pennsylvania, before his death.

Wilson's car was tilting in a motion and got out of control which crashed into a wall after get hitting by a large piece of debris from Sage Karam's car at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.

"Altogether, monumentally this is a sad day, for IndyCar and motosports community" Mark Miles, CEO of Hulman and company, the owner of IndyCar and Indianapolis Motor Speedway, quoted in a statement.

Miles added, "Justin high class ability to drive a race car undoubtedly matches his kindness, character and humanity -- which had made him one of the most honorable members of paddlock"

Following a race accident since Briton, Dan Wheldon who passed away in a fiery crash in Las Vegas in October 2011, Wilson was the first IndyCar driver to die.

Wilsons family said in a statement that he was a "loving father and devoted husband and a competitive racing driver who was honored by his fellow drivers"

Tribute to Wilson who survived by his wife and two daughters, poured from his companion drivers and others in the motor racing world.