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Date: 06/27/13 11:40 AM

44 Responses to Runaway Shopping Cart Kills Woman [Graphic]

  1. Profile photo of 12chars
    12chars Male 18-29
    906 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 11:42 am
    Link: Runaway Shopping Cart Kills Woman - CCTV captures the freak accident at a Chinese supermarket. Warning: Graphic
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    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
    14268 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 11:50 am
    HOLY CRAP!
  3. Profile photo of pmarren
    pmarren Male 40-49
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    June 27, 2013 at 11:50 am
    I`m going to hell. I laughed when that thing hit her. All I could think of was Wile E. Coyote getting plowed down by a freight train.
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    LandoGriffin Male 30-39
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    June 27, 2013 at 11:59 am
    pmarren - yes. You are going to hell. If there was such a thing (there`s not). That was horrifying. I hope the person who let that cart go at the top of the ramp is charged with manslaughter, because she died as a direct result of his carelessness. But I don`t know if there is such a definition of manslaughter in China
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    LandoGriffin Male 30-39
    3844 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 12:02 pm
    pmarren`s personal hell:


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    Nick_13 Male 30-39
    394 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 12:03 pm
    odd. here in the good ole U of K the wheels on the trolleys lock into the travelator to prevent this exact thing from happening. Guess they dont have that in China.
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    skypirate Male 18-29
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    June 27, 2013 at 12:04 pm
    man, what a way to go...
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    Jake_Justus Male 50-59
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    June 27, 2013 at 12:05 pm
    Too bad the damn cart was full. Otherwise, the outcome might have been different.
  9. Profile photo of MrOrange
    MrOrange Male 30-39
    2402 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 12:18 pm
    what a way to die. of all the ways that life could end with a form of meaning, but no, a bunch of stupid shopping trolleys. i hope it was quick at least. but damn. the impact of that.
  10. Profile photo of Mickets
    Mickets Male 30-39
    246 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 12:25 pm
    Where I live, most supermarket ramps are conveyor belts where the cart wheels drop in to spaces and the cart is stopped from rolling down.
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17514 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 12:34 pm
    Death by grocery cart, that`s a new one.
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    sirdave80 Male 18-29
    181 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 12:35 pm
    you could say she was the....
    target.
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    lauriloo Female 40-49
    1803 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 12:51 pm
    This is what you get when corporations are allowed to set their own safety standards.
  14. Profile photo of carmium
    carmium Female 50-59
    6381 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 12:51 pm
    Mickets: I wonder if the cart was one from a different store that didn`t have the gimmicks on the wheels to engage the belt?
  15. Profile photo of MrPeabody
    MrPeabody Male 30-39
    1920 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 12:52 pm
    I was in a grocery store in Shanghai that had these ramps, and I didn`t like them because they seemed to be unsafe.

    BTW that`s not really a shopping cart she was hit with, its a utility cart or truck and is designed to hold much more weight than a shopping cart.
  16. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    June 27, 2013 at 12:53 pm

    Watch for falling prices!
  17. Profile photo of MrPeabody
    MrPeabody Male 30-39
    1920 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 12:57 pm
    I wonder if the cart was one from a different store that didn`t have the gimmicks on the wheels to engage the belt?

    If the one in the video is like the ones I have seen, they are just like the flat moving belts you would find in an airport, but on an angle. There is nothing to engage the wheels, and the carts are just standard shopping carts.
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    Squrlz4Sale Male 40-49
    6230 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 12:59 pm
    Poor woman. She didn`t have much of a chance.
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    madduck Female 50-59
    7564 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 1:20 pm
    we have those ramps in a shopping centre near here- but they have some kind of thingamajig which locks onto the trolley and holds it firmly. they need to because one exit from the B&Q uses a ramp!
  20. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    36688 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 1:24 pm

    Death by asian Walmart cart.
    Does that make her a
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    Wal-Martyr ?
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    ForSquirel Male 30-39
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    June 27, 2013 at 2:36 pm
    :facepalm:
    vvvvvv
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    incubus_inc Male 18-29
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    June 27, 2013 at 2:39 pm
    Wow I remember riding on those ramps when I was in Beijing. Didn`t even think for a second that could take place. *phew*
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    number696969 Male 30-39
    258 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 2:48 pm
    @Gerry & sirdave80 - not very nice and not even funny. You just watched a real human being die a pointless and tragic death, and that`s your gut reaction? Disappointed.
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    FoolsPrussia Male 30-39
    3446 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 3:04 pm
    Oh god, that was awful.
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    drawman61 Male 50-59
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    June 27, 2013 at 3:30 pm
    Well I shouted `Geronimo`.
  26. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    June 27, 2013 at 3:54 pm

    @ numbers, you`re upset because I am not crying over a person on the other side of the globe, whom 5 minutes ago neither of us knew existed, no longer exists now.

    Lighten up, Francis.
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    collegebound Male 18-29
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    June 27, 2013 at 3:56 pm
    she`s dead jim...
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    collegebound Male 18-29
    3745 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 4:00 pm
    Gerry i hate you. you got me in trouble.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    June 27, 2013 at 4:47 pm

    @ Collegebound
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    REV666 Male 30-39
    191 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 6:52 pm
    cleanup on isle 4...
  31. Profile photo of CrakrJak
    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17514 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 7:45 pm
    So did the EMS "cart" her away?
  32. Profile photo of MrOrange
    MrOrange Male 30-39
    2402 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 7:53 pm
    Shop till you drop!

    omg i am so going to hell and i deserve to.
    but it`s the third night in a row i can`t sleep.

    i plead insomia.
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    carmium Female 50-59
    6381 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 8:18 pm
    MrPeabody: The ramp is too steep not to have safety features, and if you look closely at the first two seconds or so, you can see she speeds up as soon as her cart is free of the ramp. A utility cart, as you noted it was, wouldn`t have the locking system, so I guess that explains it
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    5Cats Male 50-59
    32823 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 8:27 pm
    Well, that was a terrible way to die!

    Remind me to never use those ramp-things... not that I`m planning international travel or anything...
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    Draculya Male 40-49
    14625 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 8:29 pm
    Tragic.

    "cleanup on isle 4... "

    I like how there`s a woman with a dustpan and brush on the scene in under 2 seconds.
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    number696969 Male 30-39
    258 posts
    June 27, 2013 at 11:38 pm
    @Gerry - nah, I`m disappointed because I imagine that if you`d been shopping there and seen it happen it would have been profoundly shocking to you and you would have probably tried to help her. Because you saw it on `the internet`s most hilarious death videos`, it somehow makes it funny? Like it`s a video game? I guess in the same way you don`t know her, I don`t know you and shouldn`t therefore assume you have traits like empathy or compassion. Like I said, just a bit disappointed.
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    Listypoos Male 40-49
    3069 posts
    June 28, 2013 at 1:41 am
    I think it`s fake, there`s no such thing as a shopping trolley that easily goes in such a straight line as that one appeared to.
  38. Profile photo of MrOrange
    MrOrange Male 30-39
    2402 posts
    June 28, 2013 at 2:53 am
    @number696969

    I find your lack of empathy rather shocking, don`t you know that humor/laughter is a way for people to disociate themselves from a strong emotions. like i said, a bit dissapointing, that`s all
  39. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    36688 posts
    June 28, 2013 at 6:22 am

    @ number, of course if any of us were there and actual participants in an event it would mean more to us.

    But we weren`t so sorry we didn`t live up to your expectations. I don`t know where you got the idea we were Top Drawer people anyway.
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    McThstlpnts Female 18-29
    1540 posts
    June 28, 2013 at 7:32 am
    That`s awful :(
  41. Profile photo of Wendypants
    Wendypants Female 30-39
    2420 posts
    June 28, 2013 at 7:35 am
    @number696969, are these bad jokes? Yes. Was it a tragic and avoidable accident, and would it have been absolutely horrible if we`d all been there in person? Yes.
    But we weren`t; sometimes you just have to laugh or you`ll always end up crying. I didn`t laugh at what happened to her, but at the dark and slightly tasteless jokes.
    The important thing is to try and make sure it doesn`t happen again. What else can we do?
  42. Profile photo of Beardofzeus
    Beardofzeus Male 30-39
    670 posts
    June 28, 2013 at 9:55 am
    That was no shopping cart?! That was a frickin runaway freight train.
  43. Profile photo of Kaagan
    Kaagan Male 18-29
    1599 posts
    June 28, 2013 at 11:11 pm
    it wasn`t a shopping cart. it was one of those steal flatbed things for moving heavy things around(ie. big boxes, mattresses, lumber).
    as you can see this one was full.. and very heavy.
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    Sleepyhallow Male 50-59
    1983 posts
    June 29, 2013 at 1:57 am
    No way anyone could have ever predicted that would happen based on the obviously flawless design and implementation.

    ::facepalm::

    That`s what happens when you have one third of the world`s population within your borders. You really couldn`t care less about design safety.

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