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James Heselden, the late Segway company owner, died last weekend. It was ironic in two ways: he died after driving his ruggedized Segway off a cliff and into the River Wharfe, and he was about to be honored for donating 1,000 Segways to U.S. veterans. Jerry Kerr, president and co-founder of Disability Rights Advocates for Technology (DRAFT) said: "We were so looking forward to thanking Jimi in person and are pained that we will not be able to do so. Jimi's tragic death is a staggering loss." DRAFT sponsors the Segs4Vets program, which provides Segway transporters to help injured veterans become mobile. Although worth around $265 million and ranked 395th on the Sunday Times Rich List, Heselden... Read more...