Jimi Heselden, owner of Segway Inc. died in an unfortunate accident which ironically involved a Segway vehicle. At the scene of the accident a “Segway style vehicle” was found according to the police. Jimi Heselden was reported to be using one of his segway machines to survey his property.
The police received a call at 11:40 AM on Sunday night with a report of a man who has fallen off a cliff in River Wharfe.
His death was confirmed by a Hesco Bastion spokesperson, the company where he was a chairman, “It is with great sadness that we have to confirm that Jimi Heselden OBE, has died in a tragic accident near his home in West Yorkshire.”
Heseldon was one of the top 400 richest people in the UK with 166 million GBP in assets, and was also known to be a big philanthropist having donated over 23 million GBP towards charity in his lifetime.