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Sadly, Cristina Valdeavalano Mansila ended her days attempting to take a stunning selfie by sitting on a handrail that prevented people from falling over a high precipice.  Shortly after she successfully took the selfie, she slipped from the handrail and fell 23 feet straight down, resulting in her passing away.  RIP Cristina.  Let’s hope more people learn from this cautionary tale, don’t take selfies.

Woman falls to her death after taking selfie sat on handrail in front of sheer drop – World News

From www.mirror.co.uk
2021-11-08 15:14:20
mirrornews@mirror.co.uk (Leigh Mcmanus)
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Cristina Valdeavellano Mansilla fell 23ft to her death at the Cerro de la Cruz observation deck in the city of Punta Arena, in Chile’s southernmost region

The victim, pictured, was sitting on the handrail at the viewpoint, trying to take a selfie with the cityscape\

 

A woman has fallen to her death at a popular city viewpoint while trying to take a selfie sitting on a handrail in front of a sheer drop.

Cristina Valdeavellano Mansilla, 33, fell seven metres to her death at the Cerro de la Cruz observation deck in the city of Punta Arenas, in Chile’s southernmost region of Magallanes and Chilean Antarctica, on November 2.

She had been sitting on the handrail at the viewpoint, trying to take a selfie with the cityscape in the background, it was reported.

She then backwards and landed hard on her head, killing her instantly.

Local authorities are waiting for the results of an autopsy and currently suspect that the woman’s death was accidental, but the police said they are not ruling out…

 

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