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Man Falls To His Death After Climbing Monument At Techno Festival

A man has been declared dead after falling from a statue at a techno music festival in Paris, France. The man, who's identity is being withheld at this time, fell after climbing an 80-foot tall statue at the 17th annual Techno Parade. The crowd was reportedly urging the man to climb higher at the time of his fall.

The incident occurred last night after the music trucks had left the event. Festival goers were apparently climbing up anything they could to get a better view of the stage. Civil protection volunteers were in attendance at the festival to aid sick or injured people, and according to firefighters, the deceased was helped by "supported by civil protection and evacuated by the ambulance."

The festivals organizers made a statement on Facebook, offering their condolences to the family and friends of the young man and commenting that they did not learn of the death until the festival had ended.

Footage has serviced of the tragic incident, which can be viewed below.

[H/T: Independent]

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