The climax of the Burning Man festival 2017 in the United States tragedy: living in Switzerland 41-year-old American Joel Mitchell broke through the chain of guards, ran into a flaming art object and burned. About this incident reports the Guardian.
The man couldn’t get out of the fire quickly, because at this point began to fall burning fragments of the object, which could suffer have lifeguards. He died in the fire pulled him out of the fire, but got incompatible with life burns and died shortly thereafter in hospital.
The doctors confirmed that Mitchell was not drunk, but toxicology reports are not yet available.
In Switzerland, suicide is survived by his wife.
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At the festival in the desert of black Rock, which in 1986 visited by 70 thousand people traditionally burn wooden objects to 15-17 m tall, often in the form of humanoid shapes.
In 2014, one Christopher Wallace did the same thing: ran into a burning object at the Element 11 festival in Utah and was killed.
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