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Posted by Trini Kid - - 0 comments

Sup Travellers?!  Apparently taking selfies in front of moving objects is the trending thing right now. But that same trending thing is what took the life of 15 year old "Edwin" from Kerala, India. He attempted to take a selfie in front of an oncoming train in order to post it on social media.

However, according to Daily Dot, he didn't take the selfie fast enough and was ran over by the speeding train as he slipped. Accompanied by his brother and friends, Edwin stepped onto the tracks around 5pm yesterday in Kolompadam to snap the selfie with his mobile phone.

If the selfie was successfully taken young Edwin may have raked in thousands of likes and shares on social media just like the Canadian boy whose attempt to take a selfie in front of a moving train went viral after he got kicked in the head. But "Edwin" wasn't lucky enough to just get a kick in the head. He died.

Last month, another unlucky teen from Russia fell 30 feet to her death from a railway bridge in St. Petersburg while trying to take a dramatic selfie atop the bridge with the tracks in the background,

Thrill seeking can be good at times but there must be some serious thought about the thrill which is being seeked sought. Bunji jumping [yes], jumping from a plane with a parachute [yes]. Taking a selfie in front of a high speed train [NOOOOO!!!!!!] Anyway, my name is Trinikid and you've just been informed.