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Fernando Alonso hits the wall during 500 practice on Wednesday

Posted: 1:16 PM, May 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-15 17:26:10Z
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INDIANAPOLIS — Fernando Alonso becomes the first casualty during the May Indianapolis 500 practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Wednesday.

Alonso hit the wall just after 12:30 during Turn 3 just as he was heading into Turn 4. His car came to rest just at the entrance of Turn 4.

Alonso said he was doing well, just lost control of his vehicle.

Alonso has been checked, cleared and released after he hit the wall on Turn 3 during Indy 500 practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Wednesday.

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He has been checked, cleared, and released from the @IMS Infield Medical Center.

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