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Teen Plunges Nine Stories To Death While Taking Instagram Selfie

Andrey Retrovsky, 17, climbed to the top of a building in Vologda, Russia hoping to take a photo which made it appear he was falling from the roof.

Andrey was secured to a rope, but unfortunately, the rope broke and he plunged nine stories to the ground. According to Popular Mechanics, bushes slight cushioned his fall, but he died from his injuries two hours later in the hospital.

Andrey is part of a group in Russia called “Roofers” who bond on Instagram by taking daring photos from roofs of high-rise buildings. Selfie deaths are now on the rise in Russia which ten dead this year and 100 injured.

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