Although death isn’t usually a laughing matter, there are some very ironic ways to die out there. In fact, there are even prizes awarded for the stupidest ways to die (Darwin Award). Today, we’re going to be taking a look at some of them. These are the 25 Incredibly Weird Ways People Have Died.
Denver Lee St. Clair
In 2013, 58-year-old Denver died after receiving an atomic wedgie from his stepson during a fight. The cause of death was asphyxiation because his underwear had been pulled up and over his head.
A Toronto lawyer, Garry fell to his death when he threw himself against a window on the 24th floor of a downtown skyscraper. Ironically, he was trying to demonstrate to visitors that the glass was “unbreakable.”
João Maria de Souza
In 2013, João was fatally crushed by a cow that fell through the roof of his home in Caratinga, Brazil. The cow had apparently climbed onto the roof from a nearby hillside.
The son of Bruce Lee, Brandon died in 1993 while filming “The Crow.” He was shot by fellow actor Michael Massee with an improperly loaded prop gun.
A professor of chemistry at Dartmouth College, Karen died in 1999 of dimethylmercury poisoning 10 months after she got a few drops of the substance on one of her gloves. Her death lead to a massive overhaul of safety regulations.
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