Sheryl Sandberg’s husband, SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg, reportedly died in a Mexican hospital this weekend after falling off a hotel gym treadmill and hitting his head.

According to the New York Times, Goldberg was on vacation with Sandberg and his brother at a Four Seasons in Punta Mita, Mexico, where he was discovered collapsed on the ground near a treadmill Friday.

Via the AP:

The official said he left his room at about 4 p.m. to exercise, and family members went to look for him after he didn’t return. He was found at about 6:30 p.m. in one of the resort’s gymnasiums lying by a treadmill in a pool of blood, with a blow to the lower back of his head. He apparently had slipped on the treadmill and hit the machine, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to speak to the press.

The official said Goldberg still had vital signs when he was discovered, but later died at a hospital in Nuevo Vallarta.

Goldberg’s official cause of death was reportedly listed as severe head trauma and hypovolemic shock.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, treadmills cause more accidents than any other type of gym equipment, resulting in around 19,000 emergency room visits in 2009.

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