Louis LeCocq

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Louis LeCocq
BornLouis Bennett LeCocq
(1892-03-27)March 27, 1892
Pella, Iowa, U.S.
DiedMay 31, 1919(1919-05-31) (aged 27)
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
Cause of deathInjuries from racing accident

Louis Bennett LeCocq (March 27, 1892 – May 31, 1919) was an American racecar driver. LeCocq and his riding mechanic Robert Bandini were killed in the 1919 Indianapolis 500 after the fuel tank on their "Roamer" ruptured and exploded.[1]

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  1. ^ "3 die in auto race at Indianapolis" (PDF). The New York Times. June 1, 1919. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2018-10-01.

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