POSTS WITH TAG: tragedy

WATCH: Heart-stopping video of 2 women nearly killed by train

Take a deep breath! I don't really know if these two women are spiritual, religious or if they believe in miracles, but I'm assuming that after their near death experience, they will be. You have to see this video to believe what I'm talking about because it's really hard to swallow. The nail biting footage from the security camera of a train in motion shows two women struggling to get out of the train's way and failing. The next thing you know the women were drowned by the engine, but a miracle happened you won't believe--you just have to see it!

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Latino dad killed & daughter fighting for her life after being hit by plane

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What was supposed to be a lovely father-daughter walk along the beach turned into a literal nightmare for one Georgia family. Ommy Irizarry was walking with his 9-year-old daughter, Oceana Irizarry, along a beach in Sarasota, Florida when he was struck by a small plane making an emergency landing.

The 36-year-old dad was killed on impact, according to Sarasota County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Wendy Rose. Fortunately, Irizarry's daughter survived the freak accident. She was transported to All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida, where she is said to be in critical condition.

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Single mom dies trying to save little boy from drowning

This woman was a true hero. Karen Wessel died while trying to save a little boy from drowning in a northern Wisconsin Lake earlier this week. The 47-year-old woman was on vacation at the lake with her sister, a friend and four children. Tragedy struck once three of those boys swam to a sandbar, but got tired and needed help swimming back to shore. The suburban mom decided to jump in to save them, but lost her life before a rescuer came on scene.

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Baby girl dies after terrible accident that could happen to ANY mom

Authorities have scheduled an investigation into the death of an 8-month old baby girl who was determined to have suffered cardiac arrest in her home earlier this month. While this tragic death has not been ruled as suspicious, it did come after an accident that could literally happen to anyone. In fact, it seems to be the result of something that happens to EVERY child at one point or another. 

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MH17: Couple loses 3 kids on Malaysia Air flight in every parents' worst nightmare

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Details of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that was allegedly shot down by Pro-Russian rebels in the Ukraine are starting to come together and with it, the tragic stories of the all the 298 passengers lost in the crash. One of the saddest to arise from the incident is the story of one family who lost their three children when the plane came down. Your heart will break when you read the story of a parent's worst nightmare.

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Abuelo who shot son is killed by 11-year-old grandson

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84-year-old, Lloyd Woodlief shot his 49-year-old son, Lloyd Peyton Woodlief after an argument between the family members got heated. Lloyd is still hospitalized, but there is an even weirder twist to this story! The abuelo was shot just moments later by his very own 11-year-old grandson, who came to his father's defense.

The story only gets more disturbing once you get into all the details...

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4 Kids found dead in horrific Houston massacre

In another horrible gun tragedy, a man pretending to be a Fed Ex delivery man pushed his way into a suburban Houston home and shot and killed 4 children and their parents. A 15-year-old girl is in critical condition and was able to call police resulting in the capture of a 33-year-old man after a three-hour standoff.

Ronald Lee Haskell, who was news reports say was estranged from a relative of the family, was charged with capital murder for the deaths and for critically injuring the girl. 

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Eric Hills' death breaks "The Bachelorette" Andi Dorfman's heart

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Those of you who watch The Bachelorette were undoubtedly in shock when it was revealed this week that former contestant Eric Hill had tragically passed away.

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Little boy's dad & uncle die trying to save him from drowning in river

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An 8-year-old boy's father and uncle died yesterday after they jumped into Idaho's Snake River to rescue the child, who had fallen in, and were swept away by the strong current. The dad, 37-year-old Jose Jorge Barroso-Alfaro and uncle, 35-year-old Martin Barroso-Alfaro, were fishing with the child near a bridge when they noticed the boy falling into the river and instinctively dove in to rescue him. The story only gets sadder though ...

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Illegal firecracker blows off man's hands during holiday weekend

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The nation celebrated the Fourth of July this weekend and every year without fail, freak accidents caused by fireworks occur. This time, 40-year-old Alazar Ortiz in Northern California managed to blow off his hands while handling illegal fireworks. Police say he and another man were injured in the process.

However, Ortiz, who dealt with the worst of the damage, is in stable condition despite losing practically all of his fingers.

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