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Remi Lucidi Known For Extreme Sports Dies After Falling Off From Building In Hong Kong

French daredevil Remi Lucidi was climbing the Tregunter Tower complex in Hong Kong when he fell off and died, the report said.

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The 30-year-old French daredevil Remi Lucidi was found dead after falling off the 68-story of a building in Hong Kong.

Lucidi's was renowned for extreme sports.

According to the South China Morning Post, Lucidi was climbing the Tregunter Tower complex when he fell. 

“The daredevil was pronounced dead at the scene. He is believed to have gotten trapped outside the top-floor penthouse, frantically knocking on a window and startling a maid inside,” it said.

The reports said Lucidi lost his footing and plunged to his death.

Lucidi was seen at the building at around 6 pm and he told the security guard at the gate that he has come to visit a friend on the 40th floor, the report said.

“The security gate tried to stop him after the alleged friend confirmed he was not acquainted with Lucidi, but by then he was already in an elevator,” the report said.

“CCTV footage shows Lucidi arriving on the 49th floor and later taking the stair up to the top of the building. People found a hatch leading to the roof open but say the man was nowhere to be found,” it said.

It added: “however, he was seen alive at 7.38 pm, tapping on the window of the complex's penthouse, which prompted a maid in the apartment to call the police.”

It also said that Lucidi was trapped outside the penthouse and was banging on the window for help before he lost his balance.

“The police found Lucidi's camera at the scene and it contained videos of his high-rise stunts,” it said.
 

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