Olympic champion and Kardashian patriarch Caitlyn (formerly Bruce) Jenner was involved in a fatal car accident on the Malibu stretch of PCH in February 2015. According to eyewitnesses, Jenner's SUV rear ended a white car and sent it careening into oncoming traffic. It was then struck by a Hummer. The driver of the white car was killed, and seven others sustained injuries. Jenner was not hurt in the wreck.
Police say that Jenner voluntarily submitted to have his blood drawn for a blood alcohol test and that he was not speeding at the time. After passing a field sobriety test, he initially claimed that he was being chased by the paparazzi, but police do not believe that to be true.
Jenner later released a statement saying, "My heartfelt and deepest sympathies go out to the family and loved ones, and to all of those who were involved or injured in this terrible accident. It is a devastating tragedy, and I cannot pretend to imagine what this family is going through at this time. I am praying for them. I will continue to cooperate in every way possible."
TMZ, CBS Los Angeles, CNNmore ABOUTAge: age 66
Birthplace: Mount Kisco, New York, United States of America
Profession: Public speaker, Socialite, Businessperson, Actor, Athlete + 1 more
Schools: Newtown High School, Graceland University
Children: Kendall, Kylie Jenner, Brody Jenner, Brandon Jenner, Casey Jenner + 1 more
Medical Conditions: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Dyslexiaalso ranked#43 OF 85 The Greatest Left-Handed Athletes of All Time#59 OF 67 Who Is America's Girlfriend in 2015?#658 OF 1339 The Best Athletes of All Time
When Laura Bush was in high school, she neglected to stop at a stop sign when she was driving. She hit another car and killed its driver, Michael Dutton Douglas, who happened to be a close friend and classmate.
A RANKER USER SAID: "Well, okay. When Laura Bush killed somebody, it was an accident. When that other first lady, (you know who) killed people, you can bet they were on her hit list (the name "Vince Foster" ring a bell?)." (join the discussion)
You won't believe which celeb is currently on trial for murder. It may surprise you.
(Source)more ABOUTAge: age 69
Birthplace: Midland, Texas, United States of America
Profession: Librarian, Author, Teacher
Schools: Southern Methodist University, Robert E. Lee High School, University of Texas at Austin
Children: Jenna Bush Hager, Barbara Pierce Bushalso ranked#8 OF 41 The Most Loved American First Ladies#23 OF 119 Most Powerful Women In The World
In 1969, Ted Kennedy drove his car off a bridge on Chappaquiddick, an island near Martha's Vineyard. The car went into the water, and though Kennedy swam free, his passenger, Mary Jo Kopechne, drowned in the overturned vehicle. Kennedy fled the scene and waited nine hours to report the incident; he later pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an accident.
A RANKER USER SAID: "Ted Kennedy really ? Usually you hear the Kennedy's names associated with them getting killed and not the other way around." (join the discussion)
(Source)more ABOUTAge: Died at 77 (1932-2009)
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Profession: Statesman, Politician, Lawyer
Schools: University of Virginia School of Law, Harvard College, Milton Academy, Harvard University, University of Virginia
Cause Of Death: Cancer, Brain Cancer
Place Of Death: Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, United States of America
Children: Kara Kennedy, Patrick J. Kennedy, Edward M. Kennedy, Jr.also ranked#35 OF 72 The Most Influential Politicians in American History#99 OF 141 Saddest Deaths Ever
Boxing promoter Don King killed two men in separate incidents. King killed the first man in self-defense when the man was trying to break into his gambling operation. King was convicted of second-degree murder for the second incident, in which he stomped to death an employee who owed him $600.
A RANKER USER SAID: "That's right. Don King beat a man to death and the author who wrote this forgot to mention he only served just under four years, and the called it "manslaughter." How is stomping a mans head until it cracks open and he dies, NOT 1st or 2nd degree murder?
Don King stole MILLIONS from ignorant boxers like Mike Tyson. He's a thug and I hope he chokes to death soon...." (join the discussion)
(Source)more ABOUTAge: age 84
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
Profession: Promoter, Actor
Children: Carl King, Eric King, Deborah King
In 1987, Matthew Broderick and his then-girlfriend and Ferris Bueller's Day Off co-star, Jennifer Grey, were on vacation in Ireland. Broderick mistakenly drove the wrong way on a street and crashed into on oncoming vehicle. The driver and passenger in the other car both died from their injuries.
A RANKER USER SAID: "This was the first i had ever heard of this accident with Matthew Broderick and Jennifer Gray which killed a mother and daughter. It seems to have really had a huge effect on Jennifer Gray from what she said here:
“The juxtaposition of that deep sorrow, the survivor’s guilt, and then being celebrated as the new big thing just didn’t jibe. It didn’t feel good to be the toast of the town.”
And she admits she never recovered from the trauma, effectively turning her back on showbiz at the age of 27: “My head was never the same, my ambition was ever the same.”more ABOUTAge: age 53
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America
Profession: Actor, Voice acting, Singer, Film Director
Schools: Walden School
Children: Marion Loretta Elwell Broderick, James Wilkie Broderick, Tabitha Hodge Broderickalso ranked#16 OF 102 The Greatest '80s Teen Stars#31 OF 69 The Best Animated Voiceover Performances#95 OF 106 The Best American Actors Working Today#259 OF 395 The Best Actors in Film History
On January 4, 1970, The Who drummer Keith Moon accidentally killed his friend and bodyguard, Neil Boland, by hitting him with his car. Moon was trying to drive away from pub patrons who were harassing him, and he did not see his friend in the road. Moon was charged with Boland's death, for driving without a license or insurance, and for driving under the influence. Though the death was ruled an accident, Moon pleaded guilty to the driving charges. He was haunted by the incident until the time of his own death in 1978..
A RANKER USER SAID: "In a way, even though it was ruled an "accident" - I really think Keith Moon should have served time for driving under the influence. A life was loss and no sentence was carried out. This is such an injustice world we live in." (join the discussion)
(Source)more ABOUTAge: Died at 32 (1946-1978)
Birthplace: Wembley, London, United Kingdom
Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Model, Actor + 2 more
Cause Of Death: Drug overdose
Place Of Death: Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Children: Amanda Jane Moon DeWolfalso ranked#3 OF 361 The Best Drummers of All Time#7 OF 52 The Greatest Rock Stars Who Died Before 40#11 OF 106 Rock Stars Whose Deaths Were The Most Untimely#14 OF 111 The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time
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