On September 15, 2000, 45 year old psychiatric nurse
David Rea was inline skating in the streets of San
Francisco. When he attempted to cross the intersection
at Fell and Stanyon Streets, he was struct by a truck.
He was taken to the emergency room of San Francisco
General Hospital, which also happened to be the
hospital where he worked as a nurse. He was pronounce
dead as soon as he arrived at the hospital. The cause
of death as a tramautic head injuury, but it is not
known whether or not he was wearing a helmet.