POSTS WITH TAG: tragedy

Bachelorette contestant Eric Hill dies after terrible accident

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The new season of The Bachelorette hasn't even begun yet and the show is already facing a terrible tragedy. One of their contestants, 31-year-old Eric Hill, who was looking to woo 26-year-old Andi Dorfman has died after an inexplicable incident. He was hospitalized on Sunday after being in a paragliding accident in Utah.

His sister confirmed via Facebook that after being in a coma for a couple of days, he succumbed to his injuries. How sad!

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Latina teen killed when drunk driver crashes into her bedroom

A California teen was killed while sleeping in her bed after an alleged drunk driver crashed into her apartment early Sunday.

Authorities say the horrific tragedy occurred when 20-year-old Roberto Rodriguez lost control of his SUV, jumped the curb and smashed into 17-year-old Giselle Mendoza's bedroom. The teen was killed on impact. Witnesses say Rodriguez was driving about 80 mph at the time. Now, he could be charged with manslaughter.

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Argentinian monster fathered 5 children with daughter he held captive for decades

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A 53-year-old Argentinian blacksmith is under investigation after it was discovered that he fathered five children with his now 31-year-old daughter.

Police found out about the horrible situation when another member of the family reported him. The unnamed father was supposedly abusive towards his family and would pass his daughter off as his wife in public. 

Ugh, what a creep!

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Legendary Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87

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Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died at the age of 87. He was best known for his short stories and novels such as 100 Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera and for creating the popular genre of LAtin American literature known as Magical Realism. His influence has been noted by most modern writers and he was well regarded as one of the best writers of the 20th century. 

He recently was hospitalized for infections in his lungs and urinary tract in Mexico City where he lived, and though there were reports that he was fighting cancer, his family denied it. Sources close to Marquez's family broke the sad news to the Associated Press. Now, Latinos  and literature lovers all around the world are preparing to bid farewell to the legendary Nobel prize winner.

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Ferry carrying hundreds of HS students sinks, 4 dead & almost 300 missing

At least four people are dead and around 300 others are still missing after a ferry carrying hundreds of students sank while traveling from South Korea to a nearby resort island.

The ship was carrying a total of 459 people at the time—the vast majority of whom were high schoolers--on the organized field trip. According to reports, 164 passengers were rescued after many of them jumped into the freezing cold sea to avoid sinking on the ship. 55 reportedly sustained injuries. This is just too awful for words…

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Latino dad tries to help teens in car crash when the unthinkable happens

When 45-year-old Eduardo Hernandez pulled over to help teens Caroline Agreda and Anapaula Saldana after the 17-year-olds got into a car accident in Florida yesterday, he had no way of knowing his good deed would cost him his life.   

According to reports, the tragedy occurred when Hernandez pulled over to help the teens after seeing their Toyota Corolla collide with a Chevy Equinox at around 3 a.m. The trio was standing on the side of the road, when a fourth vehicle slammed into them and the SUV, killing all three of them on impact. What an unbelievably heartbreaking story.

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Dad of sextuplets dies while doing something we all do with our kids

A Michigan father of sextuplets tragically died of a heart attack on Wednesday while setting up a trampoline for his children, a relative said.

According to reports, Ber Van Houten, who welcomed his now 10-year-old sextuplets back in 2004, had set up the toy in his yard and was playing with the kids when the heart attack occurred. He was only 39 years old. So unbelievably sad…

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Film about Ariel Castro's House of Horrors is happening but it's WAY too soon

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Who can forget the terrifying story of Ariel Castro and his House of Horrors? It's barely been a year since his victims, Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, were freed after being held captive for more than a decade in his home. Now the tragic story is set to hit the small screen on Lifetime and one big star has already been added to the cast.

But is it TOO soon to make a film about the horrific conditions the victims experienced?

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Latina who stabbed boyfriend to death with tacones says she was abused

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The Texas woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death with a five-and-a-half inch blue stiletto heel has been found guilty. The 45-year-old Latina, Ana Trujillo, is on trial in the sentencing phase for killing her 59-year-old boyfriend, Alf Stefan Andersson, in his home last June.

However, Trujillo claims that she killed him in self-defense because he was abusive towards her and attacked her the night of his death.

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Driver accidentally hits child & is almost killed for doing the right thing

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A man who accidentally hit a child with his car was brutally attacked by eyewitnesses for doing the right thing.The 54-year-old driver whose name hasn't been released was driving in a Detroit neighborhood when he accidentally hit 10-year-old David Harris. The boy reportedly stepped off the curb and ran in front of the car giving the driver little time to press on the brake.

Harris was hit, but the motorist stopped his car and ran to help the boy. Unfortunately what he thought was the right thing to do ended up almost costing him his life...

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