Pete Circa 1981 (Image Source)
On June 14th in 1989, Echo And The Bunnymen drummer Pete De Freitas was killed when his motorbike collided with a car as he rode from Liverpool to London. He was 27 years old.
On This Date, January 4th, in 1970: Who drummer Keith Moon accidentally ran over and killed his friend and bodyguard Neil Boland while trying to escape a gang of skinheads outside of a pub in Hatfield, U.K. Although Boland’s death was ruled an accident and no criminal charges were ever brought against him, those close to Keith say he was haunted by the accident for the rest of his life.
Factory worker found dead under pile of peanuts
SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY – A worker at a peanut factory was found dead beneath a pile of peanuts on Tuesday afternoon. The Southampton County Sheriff’s Department has not yet released the name of the man, who worked at the Severn Peanut Company in Newsoms, VA. The man’s co-workers noticed him missing around noon on Tuesday. After searching for about two hours, they found him buried under a large pile of peanuts. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The case is under investigation, and a spokesman for the sheriff’s department said it was unclear how the man ended up under the pile of peanuts.