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Death Year : 1901
William Scott was a jockey from Louisville, KY. In 1901, he was one of three people to die at Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada, all of whom were killed by lightning strikes. Scott died when the race track stable known as Irish Row was struck by lightning [source: "Lightning Killed Three," New York Times, 07/07/1901, p. 2].
Subjects: Jockeys, Horsemen, Horse Breeders, Trainers, Betting, & The Derby, Killed by Lightning
Geographic Region: Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky / Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada