A drunk 19-year-old Tai Yai construction worker has drowned after jumping off a suspension bridge in Doi Saket today, Dec. 31.
The drunk jump and subsequent drowning occurred at the Mae Kuang Udom Tara Dam suspension bridge in Luang Nuea at around 2 p.m.
The deceased, Mr. Chom Lung was visiting the suspension bridge with friends and drinking to celebrate New Year’s Eve when he decided to show off to a group of girls by jumping from the bridge.
He never reappeared after entering the water and was dragged by onlookers from the dam. Rescuers called to the scene were unable to revive him.
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