Pat O'Connor

Race car driver, Deceased Person

1928 – 1958

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Who was Pat O'Connor?

Pat O'Connor was an American racecar driver. He was killed in a 15-car pileup, after sustaining a fatal head injury after rolling his car and catching fire on the first lap of the 1958 Indianapolis 500.

He was on the cover of Sports Illustrated in May 1958 adding to the legend of the Sports Illustrated Cover Jinx.

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Born
Oct 9, 1928
Indiana
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
May 30, 1958
Indianapolis

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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