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Pretoria man falls to death through the window while demonstrating the strength of window panes on a new high-rise building

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A 38-year-old real-state agent from Pretoria, Plunged to his death from the 24th floor of a new high-rise building in front of several horrified witnesses.

For motivations that remain unclear the agent had apparently developed a fondness for showing off the tensile strength of the office building windows (and/or demonstrating his fearless trust in that aspect of the building design) by running and hurling himself at window panes in front of onlookers, who would watch a stunt that always ended with Him bouncing off of the window panes, leaving both glass and the real-estate agent unharmed.

This morning, however, He attempted his feat in front of a group of potential clients with disastrous results: Apparently the first attempt came off as usual with He harmlessly rebounding off the window, but when He threw himself against the pane a second time, it popped out of its frame and sent Him fatally tumbling 24 stories to the yard below.

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The company’s spokesperson said He “… was testing the strength of the window. There was a lot of joking about how the window wouldn’t open maybe on a hot day … Apparently, it was the second attempt [at testing the window] that one of them popped out and he went through.” As well, a metro police officer reported that the man “… was showing his knowledge of the tensile strength of window glass and presumably the glass gave way. I know the frame and the blinds are still there.”