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Famous People Who Died of Hyperthermia

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List of famous people who died of hyperthermia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from hyperthermia includes information like the victim's hometown and other biographical information when available. Unfortunately many famous people's lives have been cut short because of hyperthermia, including actors, musicians and athletes.

List people include Mark Leduc, Korey Stringer and many additional people as well.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from hyperthermia?" and "Which famous people died due to hyperthermia?"

These notable hyperthermia deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has hyperthermia as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. {#nodes}
  • Carl Scarborough (July 3, 1914 – May 30, 1953) was an American racecar driver. He died from heat exhaustion during the 1953 Indianapolis 500, a race in which several drivers experienced heat-related illness. The race was Scarborough's second entry in the Indianapolis 500. He had also been the national champion in both big car and midget car racing. After he died, race officials announced plans to inspect Indy 500 vehicles for suitable ventilation....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 38 (1914-1953)
    • Birthplace: Benton, Arkansas
  • Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Fair use
    Korey Damont Stringer (May 8, 1974 – August 1, 2001) was an American professional football player who was an offensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL) for six seasons. He played college football for Ohio State University and was recognized as an All-American. He was drafted in the first round of the 1995 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings. He died from complications brought on by heat stroke during the Vikings' training camp in Mankato, Minnesota....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 27 (1974-2001)
    • Birthplace: Warren, Ohio
  • Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    Jack Sheridan may refer to: Jack Sheridan (footballer) (1898–1930), Australian rules footballer Jack Sheridan (poet) (1905-1967), American poet and orator Jack Sheridan (umpire) (1862–1914) American baseball umpire...  more
    • Age: Dec. at 52 (1862-1914)
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    Wilhelm Reich

    • Age: 169