Heselden died testing his improved Segway; he was developing a cross country version. Among his inventions are a text reader, a 'stair-climbing' wheelchair, and of course, Ginger later called Segway.

When I last left Paris, there were Segway tours starting up (not something I was particularly fond of).

My bad - it was the current company owner of the Segway who died not the inventor. The current owner was a noted philanthropist.

This is Dean Kamen - the inventor. Sorry for the confusion.

Oh, i am very sad after knowing this. :(