Josef Newgarden OK after hitting wall during IMS practice

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Josef Newgarden crashed during Indianapolis 500 practice Thursday.

Newgarden, who signed to drive for Roger Penske in October, lost control and spun into the Turn 2 wall before climbing out of the car and walking to a nearby SUV and taken to the track's medical center where he was checked and cleared.

"I just got called into the pits. I didn't want to check up too much for the guys behind me and cause a problem, but it just seemed to get away from me. Until I get to look at everything, I'm not 100 percent sure what caused it," Newgarden said.

It was just the second wreck at Indianapolis Motor Speedway since practice began Monday, when rookie Jack Harvey made contact with the Turn 2 wall.

Dave Calabro was on Facebook live at the time of the crash: