Seekonk, MA Auto Speedway Accident, Jun 1947

Midget Auto Racer Is Dead

Fall River, Mass., June 7 (AP)--Edward "Cyclone" Casterline, 32, of Reading, Mass., midget automobile racer and winner of last year's Bay State championship, was fatally injured last night during the feature event at Seekonk, RI, [sic] Auto Speedway.

Casterline died at Truesdale hospital early today of fractured ribs and internal injuries. His car went out of control and crashed over a guard rail.

Nashua Telegraph, Nashua, NH 7 Jun 1947