Humberto Hernandez, a 24-year-old Oakland, California, was killed after being struck in the face by an airborne fire hydrant while walking. A passing car had struck the fire hydrant and the water pressure shot the hydrant at Hernandez with enough force to kill him.
Twenty-seven-year-old Sean Moylan of Novato, California, whose grandfather has been a prominent advocate for a suicide barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge, killed himself, leaping to his death from the famed span, a magnet for roughly two dozen suicides a year.
Maria de Jesus Arroyo, 80, woke up in a body bag inside a Los Angeles mortuary freezer, but she then actually died when she failed to get out.
Ye Meng Yuan, 16, a Chinese female passenger of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 on July 6, 2013, had survived the plane crash, but was killed immediately afterwards by a rescue vehicle running over her while covered in fire-fighting foam.
15-year-old David Nuno from Chula Vista, California, has died after he made himself pass out and then fell onto glass that slashed his throat. The boy and two friends were in the boy’s home watching an Internet video about how to intentionally pass out through hyperventilation. The teen used the technique, passed out and fell forward. He landed on a glass tumbler that broke and gashed his throat.
Martin Lara, 50, of Applegate, California, was decapitated after getting sucked head first into an industrial wood chipper.