23 Emotionally Devastating TV Moments That People Still Aren't Over

Everything from him being taken to hospital and hearing what’s going on around him, knowing what could save him and nobody being able to hear him, to leaving Meredith with the kids and the life support being turned off before his sisters could say goodbye. It absolutely broke me.

— dannielles44592d203

It wasn’t just his death but the whole process of him knowing what was happening and being unable to tell the doctors treating him what to do. The doctors say that it’ll take a few hours for the neuro-surgeon to get there, and the last thing we hear Derek think is: “It’ll be too late.”