Bill Cummings



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 ft into Lick Creek. Cummings was pulled from the water by passers-by while still alive, but died in the hospital two days later .

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