Crash Site Locations
In this category, we've compiled a list of locations where celebrities and other notable figures have died in car, plane, or helicopter crashes.
Santa Clarita, California, United States
In November of 2013, Hollywood actor Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas died in a car crash at this location on Hercules Street in Santa Clarita, California.
Shandon, California, United States
In September of 1955, Hollywood actor James Dean died in a car accident at this highway junction near Shandon, California.
He was only 24 years old.
Sparta, Tennessee, United States
In April of 2000, teenagers Erin Foster and Jeremy Bechtel crashed into this section of the Calfkiller River near Sparta, Tennessee.
More than 20 years later, their vehicle was discovered by a scuba diver who investigates cold cases.
Clear Lake, Iowa, United States
On February 3rd, 1959, rock and roll musicians Buddy Holly, J.P. Richardson, and Ritchie Valens died after their plane crashed into this field near Clear Lake, Iowa.
Their pilot, Roger Peterson, was also killed in the accident.
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
In June of 1967, actress Jayne Mansfield was killed in a car crash on this stretch of road in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Her lover and driver were also killed. Miraculously, her three children survived with minor injuries.
Los Angeles, California, United States
On October 24th, 2022, actor Leslie Jordan was pronounced dead after his car crashed into this building on Cahuenga Boulevard in Los Angeles.
He was 67 years old.