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Christian Slater Death Rumor: How Did Actor Supposely Die?

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Christian Slater speaking onstage in Pasadena, Calif. on Jan. 11, 2011. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images) Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

(CBS) Is Christian Slater dead?

The Internet is buzzing with rumors that the actor died in a freak snowboarding accident in Switzerland, but there seems to be nothing to them. This is apparently just the latest in a series of death hoaxes involving Hollywood stars, including Eddie Murphy, Adam Sandler, and Charlie Sheen.

Not that speeding down a snowy slope is the safest thing you can do. During the past 10 years, snowboarding and skiing accidents have claimed about 41 lives a year, on average, according to statistics reported by the National Ski Areas Association.

Just don't add Slater's name to the list.

Click here to read about other celebrity death hoaxes.

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