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8 Famous People Who Died in a Car Accident

Updated on December 29, 2016

Lady Diana

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Famous people who died in a car accident

One of the biggest causes of death in the modern world is car accidents and deaths resulting from car crash does not matter how famous or infamous a person is, it cuts across everyone and every individual can be a victim of car accident. Many famous people in the society have lost their lives as a result of car accidents; on that account we would be looking at a list of 8 famous people who died in car accident.

Lady Diana
To start with on this list, we look at the tragic demise of Lady Diana, the crown Princess of Wales, who passed away at the age of 36 years. Lady Diana was married to Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales and the heir successor of Queen Elizabeth II. She was born in England in a town called Sandringham. Her saddened death occurred on the 31st of August 1997, when her driver who was alleged to be liquored up crashed their car when overly been pursued by celebrity photographers.

Oscar Taveras
Secondly on the list, we look at another famous person Oscar Taveras, who lost his life as a result of a car crash. Oscar Taveras was born in the Dominican Republic in a town called Puerto Plata on June the 19th in the year 1992. He was a professional baseball player who played for a Major League Baseball team called El Fenomeno in the Dominican Republic. Oscar in his playing years was seen as a prodigy of baseball due to his extra ordinary batting skills. Unfortunately for Oscar, he could not live his dreams, as he died just at the age of 22 years as his demise occurred on the 26th of October 2014 in his birth town in the Dominican Republic as a result of a car crash. (Source; Wikipedia)

Jerome Brown
Another famous person to have lost his life as a result of a car crash is another sports star, in the person of Jerome Brown who was an American footballer and played for the Philadelphia Eagles in the national football league in America. Jerome was born in America on the 4th of February 1965 in a town called Brooksville in Florida, America. James Brown died on the 25th of June 1992 at the age of 27 years in a car crash when he lost control of the steer in his hometown Brooksville, Florida. He died alongside his 13 year old nephew who was with him in the car. (Source; Wikipedia)

Juscelino Kubitschek
On the list of 8 famous people who died in a car crash, we have former President of Brazil, Juscelino Kubitschek who was president between the years 31st January 1956 and 31st January 1961 after succeeding Nereu Ramos. He was noted for being one of the most achievers in Brazilian politics and is credited for the construction of an entirely new Capital city for Brazil, called Brasilia. Kubitscheck sad demise occurred on the 22nd day of August 1976 in a car crash at the age 0f 73 years in Resende, Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. (Source; Wikipedia)

Lisa Lopes
Lisa, a member of the girl group called TLC is also on our list of famous people who died in a car crash. The American born hip hop artist who is also known by many as left eye was really a great music star and was very instrumental in the girl group TLC as she furnished the group with a lot of vocals and raps she had written by herself, winning her astonishing four Grammy awards during her career with the group. Unfortunately, that was all that the world could get from Lisa, as she died in a car crash on the 25th of April 2002 at the age of 30 years. (Source; Wikipedia)

Vittorio Mero

On our list is a footballer named Vittorio Mero who was born on the 21st of May 1974 in Vercelli in Italy. Mero was an Italian footballer who played as a defender for several teams in Italy including Parm FC and Brescia, the later was where he ended his career due to the saddened event of his death which occurred on the 23rd of January 2002 at the age of just 27 years. Mero’s demise occurred on a highway very close to Rovato, in Italy.

Princess Grace Kelly

A Hollywood icon in her days, Grace was one of the most beautiful actresses in Hollywood in the 1950s, staring in movies like “How to catch a thief” and “Rear Window” she was outstanding in both movies, only to retire at an early age of just 26 years old, due to her matrimony with Prince Rainier III, as she became Princess of Monaco. However, the former Hollywood star passed away on the 14th of September 1982, after she suffered a stroke whiles driving in Monaco the previous day. (Source; askmen)

James Dean
Another Hollywood icon who lost his life through a car crash is the person of James Dean. The former Hollywood actor was killed in a car crash that happened on the 30th of September 1955 in California when a 23 year old student using a 1950 Ford Tudor Coupe crossed in front of Dean’s car, as both cars collided resulting in the death of James Dean. (Source; askmen)

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