Sasquatch Hoax Ends in Tragedy

As a race, we human beings have wrought insufferable tragedy on ourselves and the world. Sometimes said tragedy is the by-product of our own stupidity. Case in point: one man whose brush with the legend of Bigfoot brought about an untimely demise.

According to NBC Montana, Randy Lee Tenley, 44, was dressed in a military style "ghillie" suit when he was struck and killed by two cars, one driven by a 15-year-old and the other by a 17-year-old. Tenley was in the midst of trying to pull off a hoax Bigfoot sighting when he was hit by one vehicle and then run over by a second whose driver didn't see him lying in the road.

"According to his companions, he was out there in the ghillie suit attempting to incite a sighting of Bigfoot, to make people think they had seen a Sasquatch," says Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Jim Schneider. "He probably would not have been very easy to see at all."

And this week's recipient of the coveted Darwin Award is...

Sasquatch Hoax Ends in Tragedy

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Source: NBC Montana



kiddcapone's picture

It would have been a lot funnier if hunters thought he was a bear and shot him...

Submitted by kiddcapone on Tue, 08/28/2012 - 12:25pm.
DavidFullam's picture

Well the fear for years was that some yokel would indeed get shot while trying to hoax Bigfoot.

Submitted by DavidFullam on Tue, 08/28/2012 - 5:39pm.

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