Strange Stories of People Who Died From Objects Falling from the Sky
The adage of when your number is up it is up is so real in these stories. No one knows when something or someone will take them from the land of the living. One should never take anything for granted as you never know when your time is up.
1 Thirteen year old boy killed by a sacrificial goat
This past month thirteen year old Heval Yildirim was outside playing with his friends when a goat flew down from the sky killing him immediately. The goat had been bought by the boy’s father to be sacrificed for an upcoming Muslim holiday. It fell off the roof of the family’s apartment complex and instantly killed the boy. The animal had been killed on contact as well. The boys’ father was keeping the goat on the roof as he had nowhere else to store the animal.
2 Dog seller tragically killed instantly by a falling Taco Bell Sign
Diana Durre died instantly when a 75 foot Taco Bell sign came crashing down on her vehicle. The sign that had been yanked apart by strong gale force winds landed on Durre’s automobile with no warning. Waiting to sell some dogs to a Wyoming couple, unfortunately, the animals never were introduced to their new owners. Authorities took the animals to the shelter. The couple arrived after the tragedy.
3 Falling Gargoyle Stone Falls from Church Killing a Young Mother of Two
34-year-old Sarah Bean was a few blocks from her home when a piece of stone fell from the Gargoyle from the Second PresbyterianChurch. Bean, who was with her longtime boyfriend and fiancé was killedinstantly. The couple was planning to get married soon. The Second Presbyterian Church has had several property code violations ranging from blocked exits to being unable to maintain a safe interior stairway.
4 Death by Falling Air Conditioner
37 year old Vito DeGiorgio fell victim to a falling air conditioner when taking a walk outside in New York City on East 23rd Street. In the past, there have been reports of falling air conditions hitting folks on the head. Unfortunately for Mr. De Giorgio his accident proved to be fatal, and he was killed almost immediately.
5 Flying Lawnmower Kills Football Fan
During the halftime game when The Jets played the Patriots at Shea Stadium the Electronic Eagles of the Radio Control Association of Greater New York gave a performance of their model airplanes. The airplanes were shaped like lawnmowers. One had went off course and tragically injured 20 year old John Bowen. Bowen, who witnesses say he looked like someone savagely attacked with an ax, had emergency surgery performed. The operation proved to be of no help to Bowen, who died a few days later from his injuries. No criminal charges were pressed, but lawsuits were filed against the Jets, The Radio Control Association of Greater New York and the Gentlemen, who was flying the plane.
6 Columbian Man Killed by a Falling Coconut
A 69-year-old Columbia man died after a coconut fell from a 39 foot palm tree. The man had suffered severe injuries to his brain and skull attributing to the man’s untimely death.
7 Football Fan Killed by a Flying Toilet
An unsuspecting26-year-old man died suddenly when a fight ensued in the city of Recife. An argument developed between fans after a match at Arruda Stadium. The enraged fans began ripping out toilets which one had struck the victim in the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.