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Segway owner dies after falling off river cliff

Yahoo: "A wealthy British businessman who owns the company that makes the two-wheeled Segway has been found dead in a river in northern England after apparently falling off a cliff on one of the vehicles, police said Monday.

The body of 62-year-old James Heselden and a Segway personal transporter were found in the River Wharfe and he was pronounced dead at the scene, West Yorkshire Police said.

Police said a witness had reported seeing a man fall Sunday over a 30-foot (9-meter) drop into the river near Boston Spa, 140 miles (225 kilometers) north of London."

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Human Analog2265d ago

But the big question is.... Did the Segway stay upright?

madpuppy2265d ago

to get off your lazy a$$ and use your own feet. especially near cliffs and stairs and such.

Human Analog2264d ago

I'm not sure "hilarious" would be the word of choice. But it IS certainly ironic!