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in this May 28, 1973, file photo, Salt Walther sits in his car he he and other drivers waited during intermittent rain showers before the Indianapolis 500 auto race in Indianapolis. Walther, the former auto and hydroplane racer who was severely burned in a spectacular crash in the 1973 race, has died. He was 65. The Montgomery County (Ohio) Coroner's Office confirmed the death Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, saying Walther was reported dead Thursday night and that the cause of death hadn't been determined.
In this May 28, 1973, file photo, the feet of Salt Walther protrude from his car (77) after a crash during the Indianapolis 500 auto race in Indianapolis. Walther, the former auto and hydroplane racer who was severely burned in the spectacular crash, has died. He was 65. The Montgomery County (Ohio) Coroner's Office confirmed the death Friday, Dec. 28, 2012,saying Walther was reported dead Thursday night and that the cause of death hadn't been determined.