March 26, 2023

Indiana Man Falls to His Death in Puerto Rico in Attempt to Film a TikTok Video

In an try to make a TikTok video, an Indiana man fell to his demise in Puerto Rico on Tuesday.

Edgar Garay, 27, was on a day journey on the southwest coast of Puerto Rico when The U.S. Coast Guard acquired reviews of an incident. The hiker was final seen round 5:37 pm on Monday close to the lighthouse in Cabo Rojo cliff.

After an in a single day search on Monday, the Puerto Rico dive unit discovered Garay’s physique submerged in water, 70 ft beneath the place he was final seen standing.

In an interview, Garay’s brother defined that he tried to warn him to keep away from the cliff’s edge whereas filming a TikTok video.

My brother has a TikTok account that he beloved to add movies to,” Carlos Garay instructed the outlet. “Unfortunately, that was what he was trying to do when he was closer to the edge than he should have been.”

The sufferer was discovered in an underwater cave with extreme head accidents.

We specific our most heartfelt condolences to the household and family members of Edgar Garay and pray they discover closure and power throughout this most tough time,” stated Capt. José E. Díaz, Coast Guard Sector San Juan commander.  “We appreciate the efforts of all the Coast Guard, Puerto Rico Police and partner agency emergency responders, especially the Puerto Rico Emergency Management Bureau dive unit that was able to locate Mr. Garay’s body in such a highly inaccessible and challenging environment.”