Tragic tourist’s chilling last video of picturesque zipline before plunging to his death in horror fall from ride | The Sun

THESE are the chilling last images a man captured of a picturesque zipline before he plunged to his death in a horror fall.

Sergio Murilo de Lima Santana, 39, has been named as the man who died when a zipline in Brazil snapped on Monday, sending him crashing to the ground.

Sergio was on holiday in Ceará when he filmed another tourist happily riding the same line not long before he did.

The clip shows how the long zipline spans across the beach, and a woman can be seen riding down, over some water, on a breezy afternoon.

Sergio, who was from the Brazillian state of Pará, had been travelling around with his partner for six days before tragedy struck.

After the fall, emergency services rushed to Sergio's aid and while he was taken to hospital, he was pronounced dead on arrival.

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Tributes have flowed on social media for him, with family and friends mourning his death.

One said: "Another friend gone. A fatality. May God welcome you with open arms."

Local authorities are said to be investigating the circumstances surrounding Sergio's death.

At the time, the Tourist Police Battalion of the Military Police was called to the scene.

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The investigation will be carried out by the Aracati Regional Police Station, according to local media.

In August, footage revealed the horror moment a woman plunged to her death from a zipline platform in China.

The woman had been taking photos from a landing platform at a scenic spot when the tragedy occurred.

And, just months earlier, a nurse died when she slipped through a hole in a rickety zipline platform in Brazil.

Witnesses said the woman climbed to the top of the platform without any protection, and, moments before she was offered a safety harness, she fell to her death.

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Four weeks prior to that a nine-year-old boy plunged 22ft after a zipline cable in Australia snapped.

Witnesses said the boy was rushed to hospital with back and abdominal injuries after the horror fall.

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