Fitness Model Rebecca Burger Dead After Freak Whipped Cream Accident

The Instagram star passed away on June 18, 2017, following a bizarre home accident. 

The family of Rebecca Burger, a French fitness model, announced the 33-year-old's death with a post on her Instagram account. In a previous post, they revealed details of her death alongside a photo of a disassembled whipped cream canister.

The post, translated by BBC News, told Burger's 172,000 followers that a whipped cream dispenser had "exploded and struck Rebecca's chest, causing her death." French media later reported that she'd received medical attention but had ultimately died of cardiac arrest.

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Burger's family also warned followers about the thousands of "defective devices" that remain on the market today. According to BBC News, these whipped cream canisters have been responsible for a multitude of different injuries over the years, including broken teeth and ribs.

Our thoughts are with Burgers' loved ones at this time.