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Drunken man falls from Ferris wheel in failed selfie attempt (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Drunken man falls from Ferris wheel in failed selfie attempt (GRAPHIC VIDEO)
An attempt to take a spectacular selfie ended in a tragedy for a man in Irkutsk in Russia’s Siberia.The man’s horrendous fall from a Ferris wheel was captured on video by his shocked friends in Irkutsk, Siberia.

The victim was drunk and climbed on the 50-meter-high ride to take a spectacular selfie.

On Wednesday, four friends who had been drinking made their way illegally to the construction site where a Ferris wheel had been erected, Vladimir Prelovski, Irkutsk deputy mayor, told 360 Channel.

WARNING! GRAPHIC VIDEO:

Three of the men climbed onto the structure in order to take selfies, but one of them lost his balance and fell down, hitting several metal beams along the way.

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    He was rushed to hospital and currently remains in a critical condition, the official said, adding that administrative cases had been initiated against two of the man’s friends.

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