Graveyard Shift

Nine Stories Of People Who Gave Their Lives For Their Cell Phones

Cell phones have become such an integral part of a person's life: They contain all of your photos, important emails, financial information, personal messages, and more. So it's understandable that some people start to see their cell phones almost as a lifeline.

As people become increasingly attached to their phones, phone-related accidents and deaths are also on the rise. A majority of accidents are from people who were too busy texting or trying to get the perfect selfie near dangerous locations. And what's worse are the lives lost by people putting themselves at risk to save their phones.

All of these accidents were easily avoidable, and most weren't worth it. Here are stories of people who died trying to retrieve their cell phones.