Dana! You could say that it fell out of your pocket into a puddle while you were changing a flat or some other task- that's what happened to my last I-pod
Or you could say what happened to my sister's- she sat it on the table when cleaning out her pocket and then her friend accidentally knocked over a can of rootbeer on it- the poor I-pod died then.
And could we have a worst 24 hours contest? In the course of 24 hours in 2006 I learned that my mom had cancer, someone ran into my car in a parking lot and knocked off the mirror and dented the door, I walked in on my fiance having sex with my housemate (in my bed), was a victim of crime and had my engagement ended
... and lost one of my favorite pairs of shoes