Alex Harris

 

 

 

Age: 34

 

Summary: Australian Paralympic swimmer who was selected to represent Australia at the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney, Australia, where he won a silver medal and a bronze in the 50-meter freestyle relay, who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a fatal traffic collision in 1993 and underwent extensive physical therapy to walk again, who competed in the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester and won a gold medal and a silver in the 4x400 meter freestyle relay.

 

 

Cause of Death: Struck and killed by a train in an apparent suicide

 

 

Born: January 3, 1975

 

Died: October 27, 2009

 

Location: Lara, Victoria, Australia