The purpose of Darwin Award threads is to point out the idiotic nature of certain preventable deaths. In this endeavor, technicalities about the mechanism of death may be discussed instead of hand wringing and self flagellation. You’re perfectly within your rights to point out how sad it is that yet another human has died, and if that’s what floats your boat, have at it. But anything beyond that is nothing but threadcrapping, just as it would be if you started an obituary thread about this man and someone derailed it with comments about how Darwin Awardesque his death was.
To sum up: This is the internet in 2007. There are Darwin Award threads, and there are threads bemoaning the loss of certain people. The two don’t mix well. If one isn’t up to your standards, maybe you should consider passing it by.