Unusual deaths that could have been avoided
It is unfortunate that death is a part of the journey in life however also on our trip are different paths that we choose to take. Some of us are risk takers and some of us elect to adopt a safe route to things in life. Here are the stories of some folks who took dangerous risks and in all cases could have had been prevented.
1 Russian Woman Dies At Her Own Funeral
How unfortunate it was for Fagilyu Mukhametzyanov in Russia to not only be declared dead once but to die again officially. While friends and family were mourning over the loss of their friend and loved one, Ms. Mukhametzyanov woke up in her coffin screaming and horrified at what had occurred. She had been declared dead from a heart attack. Unfortunately for Ms. Mukhametzyanov she died ten minutes after being rushed to the hospital.
2 Man Dies At A Pool Party With A Bunch of Life Guards
If this is not ironic then who knows what is. After celebrating their first season with no drownings,New Orleans Recreation lifeguards were unaware that Jerome Moody had drowned until he was discovered at the bottom of the pool. The biggest irony in this whole story is that there were four lifeguards on duty at the time of Mr. Moody’s drowning.
3 Well Known Canadian Lawyer Usual Gag Has A Fatal Result
This is just plain foolish to say the least. A well-known Canadian lawyer Gary Hoy every year would impress new students with his typical gag where he would plunge himself into the window of the Toronto Dominion Centre to prove it was unbreakable. Unfortunately for Mr. Hoy and quite foolishly, to say the least, his gag proved to be the last one he performed on July 9, 1993. As the window’s frame gave way, Mr. Hoy met his untimely death as he plunged thousands of feet to the ground. This is one fatal accident that could have been avoided.
4 Woman Dies After Posting A Selfie To Facebook
Inspired by the “Happy” song by Pharrell Williams Courtney Ann Sanford posted a selfie picture of herself to Facebook. Unfortunately for Ms. Sanford this short-lived ecstatic moment in her life was abruptly ended when she hit a recycling truck head on. Seconds later her car exploded into flames. Police were stumped as to what caused the young woman’s death until friends informed authorities of the woman’s posting to Facebook at the time of the crash.
5 Former Death Row Prisoner Electrocutes Himself
After being saved from being executed in 1987 former death row inmate, Lawrence Baker had no idea that his fate would soon come back to him regardless. As he sat on his metallic toilet in his cell, he was listening to his homemade headphones. Unfortunately for Mr. Baker the wires had a short in them, and he was electrocuted to death. One has to wonder was this fate or merely an accident?
6 Japanese Politician Tries to Get Votes By Stabbing Himself
Not having good results at the polls in 1979 Japanese Politician Nitaro Ito decided to pull a stunt to generate sympathy. The stunt consisted of where an employee would punch him and, as a result, Ito would stab himself in the leg to add to the event. Unfortunately for Mr. Ito he hit a major vein and bleed to death instantly.