Millionaire Segway tycoon dies in cliff plunge on one of his own scooters
September 2010: Jimi Heselden, 62, was found dead in a river after plunging 80 feet over a limestone cliff near his home.The Segway was found in the river near his body, indicating that he was still riding the scooter when he drove over the cliff.
Jimi Heselden: Miner who used his redundancy money to become a
in 2010, Jimi Heselden, the British owner of the Segway motorized scooter company, was killed when he accidentally drove off a cliff on a Segway at his estate at Thorp Arch near Boston Spa. Heselden was a miner who used his redundancy money to become a businessman and philanthropist.