15 Deaths Caused By Selfies

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2020, 4:33 pm
By:Tony Williams

Fear selfies, not sharks. Now, deaths caused by selfies are more in number than deaths caused by sharks. Selfies have gained popularity throughout the world in the last couple of years. Unfortunately, today, selfies are being used as a medium to express narcissism, and expose stupidity. There are people who took selfies with their dead relatives or friends. Here we have people who killed themselves taking a selfie.
13.Oscar Reyes, US

There was an internet trend last year by the name 'Selfie Game 2014' where youngsters post crazy selfies of them. Oscar Reyes from US posted a selfie showing him in a SpongeBob outfit, hanging on to a restroom door. He got over two hundred likes for this picture. Oscar Reyes was found dead in his mother's restroom on 2nd January, 2015. According to investigators, he died from falling off restroom's door.

Oscar Reyes, US-15 Deaths Caused By Selfies

14.Mr. Chen, China

In an unfortunate incident, Mr. Chen from Eastern China fell off 100 foot cliff and died from severe head injuries. He was trying to take selfies of him with a selfie stick near waterfall, where he lost his balance and fell into ravine near the waterfall. When people discovered his body, he had a phone and selfie stick with him.

Mr. Chen, China-15 Deaths Caused By Selfies

15.Amritpal Singh and Jatinder Singh, US

Amritpal Singh was a 29 year old pilot from Colorado who killed himself and his passenger Jatinder Singh, while he was trying to take a selfie. Amritpal Singh, who was flying a Cessna 150K aircraft, lost control of it when he was busy snapping a selfie. "Contributing to the accident was the pilot's distraction due to his cellphone use while maneuvering at low altitude," NTSB said in a statement.

Amritpal Singh and Jatinder Singh, US-15 Deaths Caused By Selfies