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Man Throws Himself Into a Bonfire, Dies, as 1200 Look on

 
Posted July 14th, 2014 @ 10:45am

A MAN DIED OVER THE WEEKEND, AFTER JUMPING INTO A HUGE BONFIRE AT A TOOELE COUNTY EVENT SIMILAR TO BURNING MAN.

THE INCIDENT HAPPENED AT THE "ELEMENT 11 FESTIVAL," IN GRANTSVILLE.

POLICE SAY THE MAN TOLD SOME OF THE ESTIMATED 1,200 ATTENDEES HE WAS GOING TO DO IT.

OFFICIALS SAY THE THREE-STORY-TALL FIRE HAD BEEN BURNING FOR ABOUT A HALF HOUR, WHEN THE MAN CROSSED SAFETY LINES AND JUMPED IN.

 

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