Cameraman reveals Steve Irwin’s last words

2014-03-10 17:34

Steve Irwin’s last words were: “I’m dying,” the cameraman who was filming his last shoot has revealed.

Aussie Irwin, known for his fearless stunts involving animals, died in 2006.

Justin Lyons, the cameraman on the day, has spoken out for the first time since, Sapa-AFP reports.

“I had the camera on, I thought this is going to be a great shot, and all of sudden it (a stingray) propped on its front and started stabbing wildly, hundreds of strikes in a few seconds,” he said.

Lyons said he told Irwin to “hang on” but a calm Irwin replied that he was dying.

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