Teenager falls to death onto rocks while taking a selfie

Italian Isabella Fracchiolla, 16, has died after she tried to take a selfie at the seaside, but slipped and fell 20 metres onto the rocks below on Friday, June 6th of 2015 in Taranto, south-eastern Italy.

She was reportedly trying to take a photograph of herself on part of the promenade, during a school trip from her home city of Bari, when she slipped and fell 20 metres.

Officers from the port authority rushed to her aid and Fracchiolla was taken to hospital in a serious condition.

She had suffered injuries to her femur, pelvis and head and underwent a major operation, but could not be saved by doctors, Corriere said.

Source: Thelocal.it

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