Karel Soucek

Description of the EventKarel Soucek (19 April 1947 – 20 January 1985) was a Canadian professional stuntman who developed a shock-absorbent barrel. He died following a demonstration involving the barrel being dropped from the roof of the Houston Astrodome. He was fatally wounded when his barrel hit the rim of the water tank meant to cushion his fall.
FieldPublicity and entertainment
WIkipedia Pagehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karel_Soucek
Year of Birth1947
Year of Death1985
Born InCzechoslovakia
Age of Death38