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Guests knock best man unconscious while swinging him up and down as part of wedding tradition

By Mason White 12:13 PM October 16, 2017
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(Scroll down for video) A man in China, was hospitalized after he was knocked unconscious at his best friend’s wedding.

Cell phone video of the incident shows wedding guests holding the groom’s best man by the hands, feet, and head.

The 6 men were seen swinging the best man up and down several times, in what people said was a wedding tradition.

The incident unfolded in Dongying City, which is in the Shandong Province.

At first, it was all fun and games and the men were seen laughing.

However, at one point, the man who was holding his head, let go. As the best man was swung wildly, his head hit the ground.

The guests immediately stopped and sat the best man up. He was seen on video grabbing his head before he fell unconscious.

The best man was laid flat on the ground and emergency workers were called. The best man was rushed to a hospital, where doctors confirmed he had suffered a concussion.

Local People’s Government at Kenli district investigated the incident after seeing the video.

Officials confirmed that groom’s best man suffered non-life threatening injuries and he is being held at the hospital for observation.