7 Bizarre Ways That People Have Died


A lot of these deaths could have been easily prevented by using a little common sense, but all of them have to be the weirdest ways to die ever.

1. Skydiving

In 1988 experienced skydiver Ivan McGuire, 35, decided to film his two mile jump above North Carolina. He remembered his camera but forgot his parachute and filmed his own death.

2. Deadly Sex

A couple was killed after they plunged naked from the roof of an office while having sex. The bodies of Brent Tyler and Chelsea Tumbleston, both 21, were found by a shocked taxi driver as he drove along an empty street at 5 a.m.

3. Clown Down

William Snyder of Cincinnati died at 13 in 1854. His death certificate said he was “killed by being swung around by the heels by a circus clown.”

4. Flyin' Low

In 2001 Roger Wallace was killed by by his own radio-controlled plane. He lost sight of it in the Arizona sun and it smashed into his head at 40 mph.

5. Superior Snake

Chef Peng Fan from Southern China was bitten by a cobra's severed head, which he'd cut off 20 minutes earlier. He had put the head aside while using the body to prepare a soup in 2013. Police said the case was "highly unusual."

6. Cactus Crunched

In 1982, David Grundman was killed by a cactus. After shooting at a cactus, he poked it to try to make it fall over and caused an arm of the cactus, weighing 500 pounds, to fall on him.

7. Healthy Hurts

Basil Brown, a 48-year-old health-food advocate from Croydon, England, died after consuming 10 gallons of carrot juice in 10 days, causing him to overdose on Vitamin A and suffer rapid, severe liver damage.