An unidentified airline mechanic was sucked into the engine of a Boeing 737-500 at El Paso International airport while performing routine maintenance on the tarmac.
Rebecca Maria Herrera, a 6-year-old from San Antonio, Texas, died of suffocation after getting trapped in an old microwave oven in her backyard. Police said the girl was small and liked to hide. She might have crawled in and closed the door accidentally not knowing that it could not be opened from the inside.
Gregory Biggs, a homeless American man in Fort Worth, Texas, was struck by a car being driven by drunk driver, Chante Jawan Mallard and became lodged in her windshield with severe but not immediately fatal injuries. Mallard drove home and left the car in her garage with Biggs still lodged in her car’s windshield. Biggs died of his injuries several hours later.
Dr. Hitoshi Christopher Nikaidoh, a surgeon, was decapitated as he stepped onto an elevator at Christus St. Joseph Hospital in Houston, Texas, USA on August 16, 2003. Improper maintenance caused the safeties to fail, and the doors closed on Nikaidoh’s head. The car then ascended with him still trapped by the doors.
Robert Gene White, 67, received several lap dances at the Red Parrot in El Paso, Texas. When it came time to pay, workers discovered him unresponsive. Employees tried to perform CPR on White but were unsuccessful. Robert White suffered a heart attack and died while being entertained by the strip dancers.
Cynthia Jean Gillig-Stone (pornstar Echo Valley), 56, died near Leakey, Texas in a car accident as a result of not wearing her seatbelt due to her large breasts.