An Indiana man died who was filming a TikTok video died when he fell off a coastal cliff in Puerto Rico, his household and officers stated.
Edgar Garay, 27, was seen stumbling towards the sting of a 70-foot cliff late Sunday afternoon in Cabo Rojo, U.S. Coast Guard officers said.
He was on a day journey to the southwestern coast of the island, in line with the Coast Guard.
Garay was with a cousin, who had warned him to steer clear of the cliff’s edge, Edgar’s brother Carlos Garay, instructed NBC affiliate WTHR of Indianapolis.
“My brother has a TikTok account that he cherished to add movies to,” he instructed the outlet. “Sadly, that was what he was attempting to do when he was nearer to the sting than he ought to have been.”
The cousin walked away from the sting and look again, however didn’t see Edgar Garay, Carlos Garay instructed the station.
Coast Guard rescue items looked for the person after a 911 name, and an area emergency dive unit situated and retrieved his physique Monday afternoon, officers said.
“We categorical our most heartfelt condolences to the household and family members of Edgar Garay and pray they discover closure and power throughout this most tough time,” Capt. José E. Díaz of the Coast Guard said.
Edgar Garay sustained main head accidents within the fall, his brother instructed WTHR, including that Edgar was known as usually known as Chuwey.
He was was vigorous, “a little bit of a daredevil” and cherished posting to his TikTok account, Carlos Garay brother said.
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