John Fozard, 66, bled to death after broken wine glass tore through the bin bag he was carrying and slashed artery in his leg.
John Fenzel, a 21-year-old student at the Northern Illinois University, bled to death after being cut by a beer glass. Fenzel had a beer glass in both front pockets, and fell, breaking the glass, which severed an artery in his thigh.
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.
Garry Hoy, a 38-year-old lawyer in Toronto, Ontario, fell to his death on July 9, 1993, after he threw himself against a window on the 24th floor of the Toronto-Dominion Centre in an attempt to prove to a group of visitors that the glass was “unbreakable.” The glass did not break, but popped out of the window frame. For his unusual death, Hoy was recognized with a Darwin Award in 1996.