Muzaffarnagar: A newly-married man, 23, was crushed to death when a speeding tractor on which he was performing stunts for Tik Tok overturned on him. This is the second such incident in Muzaffarnagar within a fortnight. A few days ago, a man had drowned while shooting a video for Tik Tok. Also Read - Trending News Today March 05, 2020: TikTok Video Helps Missing Andhra Man Reunite With His Family After Six Years
Kapil, who had been married just two months ago, was performing stunts during the Holi revelry in Khindidiya village on Wednesday. Also Read - Trending News Today, March 4, 2020: TikTok's Salt Challenge is Very Dangerous as People Swallow Lots of Salt in One go
According to Ritiparn Singh, the village head of Khindidiya village, “Kapil was performing stunts and another man was shooting a video from the mobile phone. But he lost control over the steering wheel and the tractor overturned on him,”. Also Read - Kiara Advani's Doppelganger is Taking The Internet by Storm With Her Kabir Singh's TikTok Videos | Watch
Villagers said Kapil was trying to lift the front wheels of the speeding tractor in the air when it overturned, killing him on the spot.
Family members of Kapil cremated his body without informing the police.
A senior police officer of Chapar police station said, “No complaint was given by the family members into the matter.”
This was the second death in the last 15 days due to Tik Tok.
On February 28, Raj Qureshi, 18, was killed while taking a plunge into a canal in Meerapur area. Qureshi had decided to jump into the deep canal while his three friends were at the bank filming the stunt for Tik Tok.
But Qureshi hit a rock, got unconscious and drowned. His body was taken out two hours later.