The Hollywood Actor Became a Victim of some Internet Snowboarding Death Hoax. Many are coming across a news report saying that Cage died in a snowboarding incident. Global Associated News, which is notorious for starting false celebrity death rumors, says “Actor Nicholas Cage is reported to have died shortly after a snowboard accident earlier today – January 17, 2013. ”
The site claims that Cage died in a snowboarding incident at the Zermatt ski resort in Zermatt, Switzerland.
“Witnesses indicate that Nicholas Cage lost control of his snowboard and struck a tree at a high rate of speed. Nicholas Cage was air lifted by ski patrol teams to a local hospital, however, it is believed that the actor died instantly from the impact of the crash. The actor was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident and drugs and alcohol do not appear to have played any part in his death,” the report reads.