If you thought that by looking both ways before crossing a road or driving safely you were making sure you'd stay safe and unharmed, think again. These incredibly bizarre death statistics prove that you can die in really weird ways even if you're constantly looking over your shoulder!

Falling Out Of Bed

Noa & Nani

That's right! Falling out of bed can kill you, especially if you're a kid or over 65 years of age. According to the CDC, 450 people die per year in the U.S. in this very bizarre way.

Texting While Driving Does Kill

The Mitra Firm

Statistics claim that almost 3,000 people die annually in the U.S. while being behind the wheel and messing with their Smartphones, and the number of injuries have risen way past 420K. So it's time to put the phone down and focus on the road, people.

Autoerotic Asphyxiation

Forces Of Geek

This strange and extremely dangerous form of pleasure claims the lives of up to 1000 Americans per year. Just because some people are a bit airheaded, doesn't mean they should go around depriving their brains of oxygen to the point of no return.

Beware The Falling Icy Death

CT Gutter

Russians have it rough! Besides having to fight cold winters and wrestle bears with their bare hands, (just kidding!) they always have to look up in case an icicle should fall on them and kill them. We're not exaggerating in the least! 100 people per year die in this weird manner.

Hippos Kill 1800 People A Year In Africa


Did you think that lions were the most dangerous animals in Africa? Well, think again. Hippos can run at 18 mph. They aren't scared of humans at all, and can maul you with their huge, sharp teeth. So if you plan on going on a Safari, make sure you don't underestimate these beautiful but deadly creatures.

Ants Kill 30 People Annually

Vikas Dreddy

There are several deadly species of ants in the world, fire ants and Siafu ants being among them. Their venom can cause anaphylactic shock and death. So they may be tiny, but they know how to cause mayhem despite their size.

Man's Violent Best Friend

Christensen & Hymas

The CDC indicated that there are 4.5 million victims of dog attacks every year, and that figure appears to be on the rise. In 2015, 35 Americans died from injuries related to dog aggression.

Deadly Jellyfish

Conservation Institute

Jellyfishes have a stinging defense mechanism that releases toxins into its attacker. While most aren't dangerous, some of them are certainly deadly. In the Philippines alone, 20 to 40 people die annually.

Life On The Fast Lane


Roller coasters can have you screaming your lungs out for more reasons than one. Despite the many measures they take, roller coaster accidents can happen, and they're responsible of killing thousands. In fact, there are 4 deaths per year in the U.S. alone. But if you compare that number to the 900 million rides per year people take, then that number seems kind of insignificant.

Candy Crush-ing Death

Daily Mail

13 people a year die because a vending machine fell on top of them. Next time you want to get a quick snack, better think about how lucky you're feeling that day.