Charles Merz crashed his National through a fence and into the crowd. Merz's riding mechanic Claude Kellum and spectators James West and Howard Homer Jolliff were killed, whilst four spectators received minor injuries.
American Automobile Association (AAA)
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Wheeler-Schebler Trophy Race
Claude Kellum (Riding mechanic)
Howard Homer Jolliff (Spectator)
James West (Spectator)
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