Carlo Micarelli


Age: 76

Italian retired carpenter who was reportedly hospitalized in very serious condition for more than three weeks from severe injuries he suffered in the aftermath of the catastrophic April 6 L'Aquila earthquake that killed more than 300 people and injured at least 1,500 others including his wife Giacinta Micarelli and brother Alberto after he had been pulled out alive from the rubble of his family home before he was transferred to a hospital in Avezzano to receive treatment at a rehabilition facility when a powerful 6.3-magnitude quake struck the mountainous region of Abruzzo in central Italy and destroyed or damaged thousands of buildings in several towns and villages surrounding the medieval city of L'Aquila, Italy near the epicenter of the quake, in which it became the worst deadliest earthquake to hit Italy in three decades since the 1980 Irpinia earthquake when 2,735 people died in one of the 6.9-magnitude quakes that struck southern Italy and caused widespread damage in nearby Naples.

Cause of Death: Complications of injuries sustained in an earthquake

Born: December 8, 1933

Died: April 30, 2009

Pescina, Italy