15 Wrestlers That Died Prematurely

Owen Hart

Owen Hart

Owen Hart was one of wrestling’s most popular stars back in the 1990’s but his career tragically ended before it could fully blossom during the WWE’s Over The Edge pay-per-view in May of 1999. As Hart attempted to repel down into the ring, the line malfunctioned and he was dropped a fatal 78 feet into the ring, landing on the top rope chest-first. Hart died of massive internal trauma caused by the fall.

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Chris is a graduate of Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, where he majored in English and FIlm. He has been writing for TVOvermind and Uncoached for two years and has written about numerous different television shows and pop culture topics. Contact him through Twitter (@ckinger13).
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