Speed Record Holder Killed In Boat Crash

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Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Scotland, Sept. 29-UP- John Cobb 'the fastest man on earth' died of a broken neck Monday after his jet propelled speedboat,' Crusader,' disintegrated as he flashed over Loch Ness at 206.8 miles per hour.

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Last time updated on 11/9/2016

This paper was published in Gateway to Oklahoma History.

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