Boy (15) killed while taking selfie on train tracks

A 15-year-old, identified as Edwin, son of Chiyyaram Pulikkottil Vincent, was instantly killed by a speeding train while posing for a selfie on the track on Wednesday, May 22nd of 2014 in Kerala, India.

Reports said Edwin was accompanied by his brother Godwin and a few friends when the horrific incident happened.

Edwin apparently wanted to have a selfie with an approaching train in the background to post on social media. Local media reports from Thrissur said his brother and a friend who witnessed the horror collapsed unconscious.

Edwin was later rushed to a hosptial in Koorkencherry where he was pronounced dead.


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