Top 10 Athletes Who Died While Playing

5. Dale Earnhardt

Recognized for his victory in Winston Cup Series, Dale Earnhardt was a race car driver from America. He was able to win seventy-six races and take seven championships home until his death. In 1998, he was able to make his first Daytona 500 win. However he died in the last lap of his race in 2001 Daytona 500. His car slid off the path, crashing the #36 car and then both the cars hit into the wall at a critical angle. Earnhardt was badly injured due to the severe impact with the wall and lost his life.