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Man dressed as Superman jumps to his death from high-rise building in front of large crowd

By Mason White 4:07 PM July 19, 2017
Superman (illustration)
Superman (illustration)
By: Alexis Bell

A man failed to get the powers of Superman despite dressing like him, according to police in Tennessee.

The Memphis Police Department said that the man, who was not identified, jumped off a high-rise building, but was unable to fly.

The man was wearing a Superman costume when he died as a result of trauma. The incident unfolded on Friday, at around 10:30 a.m.

The man was on the 10th floor, and was screaming. A large crowd gathered to watch the man jump. The men fell to the ground and was severely injured.

Shelby County Medical Examiner officials who arrived at the R.Q. Venson Center located at 439 Beale Street, declared the man dead at the scene.

A witness at the scene said that the man was not intoxicated before he jumped.