She leans over the tracks for a selfie, hit and killed by the train in Mexico


By John

A woman, Dulce Alondra García Hernández29 years old, died in Mexico while trying to take a selfie as the historic train passed 'The Emperatriz'an old steam locomotive of the company Canadian Pacificwhich began its journey through the Latin American country on June 2, from the State of Coahuilaafter leaving in April from Canada. The tragedy occurred in a town in the State of Hidalgoabout 120 kilometers from the capital.

Dynamics of the accident

The victim leaned onto the tracks to take a photo with his cell phone, turning his back on the convoy that was arriving in the town of Nopala de Villagrán. She was hit by the heavy vehicle and was killed after receiving a strong blow to the head from an external piston. Immediate help on the spot was useless: the young woman died instantly.

Reactions and impact on social media

The entire incident was captured in a video that went viral on social media.