St. Petersburg possibly planning memorial service for IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon on Saturday

St. Petersburg is scheduled to hold a public remembrance for IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon at Thursday's 3 p.m. council meeting at City Hall. There also may be another memorial service Saturday morning in St. Petersburg, but more details have yet to emerge.

The St. Petersburg resident was killed in a fiery 15-car crash at Sunday's Las Vegas Indy 300. He was 33.

IndyCar will hold a public memorial service for Wheldon at 4 p.m. Sunday at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, the series announced Wednesday.

IndyCar also announced that a trust fund has been set up for Wheldon's widow and two children. Contributions can be made to:

Fifth Third Private Bank

Attn: Dan Wheldon Family Trust

251 North Illinois St.

Suite 1000

Indianapolis, IN 46204

St. Petersburg possibly planning memorial service for IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon on Saturday 10/19/11 [Last modified: Thursday, October 20, 2011 2:57am]

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