Man dies after mall prank

2012-01-07 07:26

A man has died after slipping from the balcony of a parking structure at Stoneridge Shopping centre on the East Rand.

Late last night the man climbed over the railing of the balcony – apparently in jest – but lost his grip and fell 15 meters, said Netcare911 spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks in a statement.

“Paramedics arrived at the scene to find him in a critical condition, having sustained multi-system traumatic injuries.”

Attempts to revive the man failed, and he later succumbed to his injuries.

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