Source: Indianapolis News 31 Aug 1917 p 2
Crawfordsville Aug 31 – Mrs. James Lynch, age 36 of Linden, the mother of the baby killed Sunday afternoon when an automobile driven by Wallace Wills of Linden turned over into Black Creek north of Crawfordsville, died of blood poisoning yesterday at Culver Union Hospital here. Infection developed following her injuries. Mrs. Lynch’s wrist was broken in the accident. Mrs. Lynch was a sister of Mrs. Wills. She is survived by the husband and five little children. Wills is still confined in jail here pending an investigation of the accident that is being made by EC Lidikay, the county coroner and Harley T. Ristine, the prosecuting attorney. Mrs. Wills is at Culver hospital suffering from injuries and two of her four daughters who were hurt are also at the hospital. Wills was only slightly injured and the other two daughters suffered only minor bruises.