There’s A Website Called Black Friday Death Count And It Is Exactly What You Think It Is

It’s a list of every Black Friday-related death and injury since 2006.

1. lists every Black Friday incident since the day began gaining popularity in 2006 that has resulted in a death or a reported injury.

2. The site includes notable Black Friday deaths like 61-year-old Walter Vance, who collapsed while at a West Virginia Target in 2011 and went ignored by other shoppers. He later was pronounced dead in a hospital.

3. In 2008, a shooting at a southern California Toys ‘R’ Us left two dead. Two men pulled guns on each other after the women they were with began fighting in the check-out line.

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4. And that same year a man was trampled to death at a Long Island Wal-Mart. The stampede injured another four shoppers, one of whom was pregnant.

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