The energetic gyrations of the dancers caused fumes to leak from the relief valve, and "there were several ignitions sources," according to the sheriff. People were smoking, and there was a bonfire nearby. One of these ignition source sparked a "flashdance" and the crude oil storage tank exploded, hurling two men 150 yards to their deaths.
The deceased were identified as Samuel and Christopher, 17 and 19.
At 17 and 19, they had not yet reproduced, nor can they now reproduce.
2. Self Selection:
They thought it was wise to jump on an oil tank containing 160 barrels of crude oil, while stoned out of their gourds.
Stoned insensible, drunker than drunk, and dancing on a oil tank exuding flammable vapors near a campfire.
Both are over the minimum age of 16.
5. Veracity: MSNBC.com and AP.
"Dance of Death"
"Dance Your Life Away"