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Aerial Selfie Pose Sends Tourist to His Death in Peru

By Wendy Anders The BBC confirmed today that a German tourist died yesterday while purportedly posing for a photo of himself leaping off a cliff as he toured the 15th-century Peruvian Incan citadel of Machu Picchu. Oliver Park, 51, said the BBC, “ignored safety signs and warnings from wardens and went into a restricted area close to the edge of a cliff on Wednesday, according to local officials.” The body was recovered from a ravine by rescuers and taken to the morgue in the nearby Andean highland city of Cusco. With over one million visitors to the site each year,…

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