SELFIE TRAGEDY Horrifying moment girl, 15, plunges to her death from roof ‘after trying to catch phone she dropped during selfie’
THIS is the horrifying moment a teen plunged to her death from a roof after she tried to catch her phone.
Melike Gun Kanavuzlar, 15, died after falling off the top of a four-storey building, as she attempted to grab the phone she dropped during a selfie.
Distressing footage captures the moment she plummets through the air and lands on the ground in front of a stunned onlooker.
The girl tragically lost her life in the town of Ortaca in Mugla, Turkey.
The incident was filmed by security cameras from neighbouring buildings in the area.
Medical workers and police rushed to the scene and the teen was taken to a state hospital in critical condition, according to local reports.
She lost her footing and plummeted four stories to the pavement below, Cumhiryet reported.
The local newspaper said the young girl had been taking a selfie before she slipped.
Disturbing surveillance footage captured the moment her body hit the ground with a thud, narrowly missing a pedestrian who had just bent down to pick up something from the sidewalk.
The distraught pedestrian can be seen in the 11-second clip covering her ears and fleeing in the opposite direction as a small dog follows behind her.