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Way to Die #529
"Hydrate-dead"
Name of the death is a pun on "hydrated".
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Date July 10, 2001
Location Sedona, Arizona
Episode this death
was featured in
"Star Death: The Last Generation"
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"Hydrate-dead", Way to Die #529, is the sixth death featured in "Star Death: The Last Generation", which aired February 8, 2012.

Plot

A competitive, perfectionist clothing entrepreneur named Christine constantly drinks large amounts of water and runs for exercise. While trying to out-race her rival, Billie, from several past marathons, she collapses and dies due to swelling of the brain caused by water intoxication.

"Christine was an A-type who thought life was a game. She definitely won the water drinking competition, but lost in the life event."

Interviewees

  • Dr. Melanie McLeod - Naturopathic Doctor
  • Dr. Khyber Zaffarkhan - Interventional Pain Physician

Segment Nickname

  • Chug A Lug

Trivia

  • There are two water intoxication deaths that are related to this death:
    • In 2007, Jennifer Strange died of water intoxication while trying to win a Nintendo Wii console in a KDND 107.9 radio station's "Hold Your Wee for a Wii" contest, which involved drinking large quantities of water without peeing.
    • A girl named Leah Betts died when she drank 15 liters and went into a coma and died.

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