7. Hiker Killed When Lightning Hits Selfie Stick
Believe it or not, I could have done a top 10 list of people dying this year just while taking selfies. Honestly…cut it out, no one cares about you nearly as much as you think. Someone who found that out the hard way was a man who was struck and killed by lightning while carrying a selfie stick in Brecon Beacons, which is a mountain range in Wales.
I mean what are you doing hiking on a mountain during a lightning storm? Why carry around a long metal thing that acts as a lightning rod so you can take your picture and look good for social media? The rescue team blamed the death on the selfie stick, as should we all.