Woman (20) falls from dam while taking selfie, dies

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On Monday, December 25, 2017, a woman died when she slipped while taking a selfie in the curtain of the Malpaso Dam, located in the municipality of Calvillo, a town in the state of Aguascalientes, Mexico.

The victim, identified as Monica Mariel Rivera, 20, was taking a walk around the dam with five friends. They went to a restricted area of the dam to take pictures. When then they were about to return upwards, Monica lost her balance and fell from a height of 15 meters on the stones, where she hit her head on a rock, and then fell into the water.

The cause of death was ruled to be severe traumatic brain injury.

Source: El Universal

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