Chinese TikTok Star Xiao Qiumei Falls to Death While Recording Livestream on a Crane
Quzhou: In a shocking development, Chinese TikTok star, Xiao Qiumei died after falling from a 160-foot crane while recording a video in Quzhou, China. 23-year-old Xiao, who was a crane operator by profession, was reportedly filming a livestream video inside a crane cabin before plunging to her death.
According to The Sun, switnesses saw Xiao fall to the ground with her phone still in her hand on June 20 at around 5:40 p.m. when most of her co-workers went home. The phone was "still in her hand while she crashed to the ground," The Sun reported. Her family confirmed her death, stating that she fell as a result of a misstep and not because of an internet stunt.
A disturbing video has surfaced online, showing the influencer filming herself minutes before falling down from the nearly 160 feet crane, SportsKeeda reported. After a few minutes, the camera suddenly drops down and cuts to blurry footage of the crane equipment.