Down here in Australia there is very little danger of being hurt by icicles at any time of the year, and at christmas we are more in danger from sunburn than frost. This summer though, we are in danger of being washed away by heavy rainfall more than anything else!
The people in this article from 1901 were all harmed or killed by something that is generally known for being beautiful, not deadly.
The first and last victims in this article are just a case of being victim in the wrong place at the wrong time, the first ending up with an icicle dropping pointy-end down onto his head and the last standing under a shattering glass roof, compliments of another wayward icicle.
The two boys fighting with icicles, stabbing one fatally when slipping, would make any parent of young boys cringe. I could absolutely see my boys reenacting scenes from starwars with large lightsabre icicles. Actually, I probably would be there with them.
The unfortunate gardener sucking a poisonous icicle and then suffering an agonizing death is something that would have to be a one-off, I suspect.
The burglar being hit by an icicle, then falling off his ladder while retreating guiltily was as much a victim of Karma as anything else, you do bad things, bad things happen to you.