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Jimi Heselden dies

2010-09-27 16:25:45.211226+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

Owner of Segway, Inc., dies after plunging into a river while riding a Segway. He was also chairman of Hesco Bastion Ltd, a manufacturer of protective barriers.

And I'm just gonna leave it. right. there. (MeFi thread, SE thread, Segway blog announcement)

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#Comment Re: segway owner made: 2010-09-29 20:10:43.319226+00 by: papa0so

Kind of ironic that the segway creator meets his end from a scooter. I wonder if there was foul play involved, or if there was some type of mechanical failure with his device. That or he had no clue about the cliff...