The man died after jumping into giant bonfire at Burning Man

The man died after jumping into giant bonfire at Burning Man

American Aaron Joel Mitchell died after he jumped into a burning wooden sculpture of the man on the Burning Man festival in Nevada. On Monday, September 4, reports CNN.


It is noted that the male force broke through two security cordons and jumped into the burning of the art object. Firefighters tried to pull it from the fire, but they were prevented by the falling part of the installation. The staff of the festival had to wait while the design does not crash to get Mitchell.

The victim was taken by helicopter to a nearby hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead. The doctors said that Mitchell’s blood had no traces of alcohol. The test results for the presence of drugs in the body of the deceased is not yet ready.

A man attending the Burning Man festival became an actual burning man after he ran into a massive bonfire

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Burning Man festival — an eight-day event, which starts annually on the last Monday of August in the desert of black Rock, Nevada. On the territory of the festival installed a variety of modern art, and at the closing of the sculptures, as a rule, burned their creators. The symbol of the festival — a giant wooden statue of a man, which is also burned after the event.