People Who Unexpectedly Died While They Were Happily Dancing

Dancing can be dangerous. It seems every year, a trendy new dance move makes its way out of the clubs and music videos and into the world of weddings and school dances where it can be performed by moms and assistant principals who think they're way cooler than they actually are. However, there's also a dark side to twerking or Nae-Naeing.

In the past few years, there's been a series of dancing incidences that sound funny at first but have actually led to tragic circumstances. On this list, we've combed through the news and discovered the darkness that lies beneath the dance moves - all for a collection of stories about people who perished while dancing.

Dancing tragedies might sound like something out of a dark moral tale, but it's a very real thing that happens all too often. Maybe someone is just doing their best Miley impression and things get out of hand, making them yet another statistic in all too real world of deaths by dancing. After you read the gruesome stories on this list, hopefully you'll be inspired to be a bit safer the next time you go out with your friends.