Emotional response to an injury differs in every individual because the emotional state of their brain are not the same.
The sudden blow of an unexpected passing can bring up potent emotions like despair, anger, shock, or even guilt. But these are normal during the process of grieving and finding healing after a great loss.
Scientists have alluded to two minds of man, one that thinks and one that feels. This feeling and reason dichotomy parallels the folk distinction between the “head” and the “heart”.