Xiao Qiumei was a Chinese TikTok star who died in a live stream video while playing as a crane operator. She died after falling 160 feet while streaming a video, according to The Sun. The phone was still in her hand when she hit the ground, according to The Sun.
The video, which you can watch here, shows the influencer posing for the camera before different parts of the crane appear to be tumbling to the ground as though the phone is falling swiftly.
Be warned: it’s upsetting since the video depicts what appears to be a phone going down a crane.
She was 23 years old.
Live Stream Death
According to The Sun, the TikTok celebrity, who is 23 years old, works as a “tower crane operator” and has two small children. She had over 100,000 TikTok followers under the handle Xiaoqiumei.
Her recordings demonstrated what it was like to work as a crane operator. She was 23 years old and the mother of two small children, according to local media sources.
Eyewitnesses reported she had her phone in her hand as the tragedy unfolded at 5.40 p.m. on Tuesday when the majority of her coworkers had left the scene.
The clip Xiaoqiumei was capturing as it bounced down the crane is reportedly being widely shared online, however, her family has denied that she was filming while descending. She was a professional at work, they said, and kept her phone in her bag during working hours.
Xiao Qiumei, an influencer who was popular on the Chinese version of TikTok, died after a falll. The Sun reported that the 23-year-old was filming herself in a crane cabin when she fell.
Xiao was known for regularly sharing videos of her job as a crane operator on social media. pic.twitter.com/mGHTEtHPtG
Despite this, her relatives stated she died while returning home from a shift operating a crane near her house in Quzhou, a prefecture-level city in Zhejiang Province, western China. They said she had just skipped a step and as a result had fallen.
Her funeral and cremation were already completed, with her ashes being scattered on a tiny table beneath an umbrella, as is customary in the area.
Influencer Xiao Qiumei, 23, from China dies after falling from a 48-meter crane while recording herself, the young influencer had more than 100,000 followers on the Chinese version of TikTok, known as Douyin. pic.twitter.com/p54ZxzYg6t
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