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Falls to Death From Skyscraper in Failed Stunt

A 26-year-old Chinese stuntman plunged to death performing his trademark daredevil stunt from a high-rise 62-storeyed skyscraper in Changsha. While the stuntman died on 8 November, the video was posted a month later by his girlfriend.


Wu Yongning lost his grip while recording a stunt at the Huayuan International Centre in Changsha, one of the tallest buildings in China. He was participating in a $15,000 rooftopping challenge in November, the time of his death.

According to south china morning, Yongning took to ‘rooftopping’ to support his family after a short stint as a paid background actor in Chinese films

As per reports, a window cleaner came across his body and reported it to authorities. The incident was captured by a camera placed on another side of the building.

Yongning’s girlfriend. Jin Jin, shared the video in a social media post on 8 December, the Daily Mail reported.

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