A 17-Year-Old Dies Trying to Take an Epic Instagram Photo

The death toll for selfies in 2015 is higher than that of shark attacks.

The latest selfie-related death is that of 17-year-old Andrey Retrovsky of Vologda, Russia.

According to Complex, the teenager fell nine stories off the roof of a building while attempting to pose for a photo that he would have later posted to Instagram.

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The rope he used to fasten himself to failed and he suffered life-threatening injuries after landing in the bushes below.

The Instagram account that is believed to belong to Retrovsky include a number of photos that involve dangerous, high-risk behavior.

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