1The selfie-obsessed Romanian teen who burst into flames after touching a live wire
Anna Ursu,18, and a friend went to a train station in the town of Iasi to take a "special selfie" that she intended to post on Facebook. As she lay on top of a train and stuck one of her legs in the air, an electrical field surrounding the overhead cables sent 27,000 volts zapping through her body, causing her to burst into flames.
Despite the best efforts of a passer-by to save her, the 18-year-old later died in a hospital with burns to 50 per cent of her body. (Source)
2The tourist who plunged to her death while taking a selfie on a landmark bridge
The harrowing accident happened on the young woman's dream vacation. (Source)
3The man who died after accidentally shooting himself while taking a selfie
According to the police, the young man was “waving it around” while trying to take the picture. He died on his way to the hospital. (Source)
4The bride to be who was killed in a fatal car crash after a taking selfie on the way to her bachelorette party
She was in the passenger seat when the car driven by her friend collided with an oncoming vehicle. Ashley M. Theobald said she was trying to pass a semi whose exhaust fumes were causing Moreno to have an asthmatic reaction.
She left behind her five-year-old son and her devastated fiance, Jesse Arcobasso. (Source)
5The teen who plunged 30ft to her death after trying to take a selfie on top of a railway bridge
Xenia was a keen amateur photographer, and her big passion had been taking pictures of herself with a camera she bought at the end of 2013 after a summer job. But her life was cut short when she decided that the top of the rail bridge in Krasnogvardeysky, in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg, would make a great location for one of her pictures.
Police, alerted by an anonymous call saying children had been playing on the bridge, believe the teen may have been alive for a short while after she hit the ground. (Source)
6The woman who fell to her death while taking a selfie on a first date
The couple had been in a long-distance relationship. Mr. Nichols flew from the UK to South Africa to meet Miss Cheynne Holloway in person. The pair visited Northcliff Hill, the second highest point in the city of Johannesburg. They stopped to take a selfie against the backdrop of the setting sun.
According to a witness, Miss Holloway, 21, was standing on a large rock near the cliff top while Mr. Nichols, 23, a portrait photographer, set up a tripod. The rock gave way and Miss Holloway fell about 15m onto a pathway. Mr. Nichols rushed down and performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation for 20 minutes until paramedics arrived. But Miss Holloway, a bassist in a band called Burning Blue, was declared dead at the scene. (Source)
7The teen who died after falling from the bathroom door while attempting to take a photo for the #SelfieOlympics
Friends of Oscar say that amount of likes motivated him to try and snap a picture he described to friends as “Crazy AF (as fuck)." Investigators say he was in his mother's restroom on January 3rd around 2AM when he fell off the door and injured his head. He died from excessive bleeding. A Facebook page was later created to remember the young man. (Source)
8The 18-year-old who died attempting a group beach birthday selfie
Police rushed Ms. Agas to a nearby hospital, but she was pronounced dead upon arrival. (Source)
9The Polish couple who was killed in a cliff fall after posing for selfies
The couple's children, aged 5 and 6, witnessed the fall and were set in the care of Polish diplomats and psychologists. (Source)
10The Puerto Rican rapper who died after taking a selfie while riding his motorcycle