As Dave Barry would say, I am not making this up. And neither is the Associated Press, I assume.
A wealthy British businessman who owns the company that makes the two-wheeled Segway has been found dead in a river in northern England after apparently falling off a cliff on one of the vehicles, police said Monday.
By the way, I stole the title of this post from one of the comments at the linked site. Another good comment:
"Next invention - Segway With Wings"