No one can predict when a tragedy is going to happen, well okay, Nostradamus did but that’s beside the point. There aren’t many people who see tragedy coming, why would they? Now with the invention of photography, some of those tragic, last moments are captured forever. Take a look at the 21 images we compiled, just seconds, if not minutes before tragedy struck.
California stunt school graduate, Robert Overacker, was no stranger to dangerous stunts and in 1995, he planned to jump off Niagara Falls in an attempt to raise awareness to the homeless. He spent seven years planning the stunt. Robert rode off the waters of Niagara Falls and tragically plummeted to his death after his parachute failed to open.