Bill Cummings (November 11, 1906 Indianapolis, Indiana – February 8, 1939 Indianapolis, Indiana) nicknamed "Wild Bill", won the 1934 Indianapolis 500. Cummings died driving a passenger automobile on State Road 29 in Indianapolis, when he hit a guard rail and plunged 50 feet (15 m) into Lick Creek. Cummings was pulled from the water by passers-by while still alive, but died in the hospital two days later .
Indy 500 results
- Associated Press, as published in the Albuquerque Journal, February 8th, 1939, page 2.
- Injuries Kill Cummings Associated Press, as published in the New York Times, February 8th, 1939.
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