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Video: Woman falls into fountain while texting

10:20 18 January 2011

The woman heads for her fountain fall

The woman heads for her fountain fall


WE all know that you shouldn’t text and drive - but texting and walking seems to be equally hazardous if this video is anything to go by.

The CCTV clip, captured in a shopping mall in Pennsylvania, USA, shows a woman so preoccupied with her phone that she fails to pay attention to her surroundings.

And thus she walks straight into a fountain - and plunges headfirst into the water.

The woman, who hasn’t been identified, wasn’t hurt in the accident - although her pride probably took a bit of battering.

- What do you think? Let us know by leaving a comment below.


  • I loved it. Really made me laugh. Lighten up Claire

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    Tuesday, January 18, 2011

  • oh dear! this isn't news. But funny all the same.

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    Mr DJ

    Tuesday, January 18, 2011

  • Hilarious.

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    richie w

    Tuesday, January 18, 2011

  • Have to agree with Mr Cynical, what has this got to do with East Anglia? Clicked on thinking it might be somewhere or someone I knew... Pennsylvania?!? Pfft!.....

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    Baron Samedi

    Tuesday, January 18, 2011

  • What does this have to do with local news? Really, this isn't what I expect from a local news source.

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    Claire Barrett

    Tuesday, January 18, 2011

  • Sorry ... how is this local news? Funny no doubt but I use this site for local news and this isn't it.

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    Claire Barrett

    Tuesday, January 18, 2011

  • Well with all the doom and gloom which is in the news most of the time, it makes a nice change to see something funny. Dont watch it if you dont want to, nobody is making you ! old misery guts!

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    Mr Woods

    Tuesday, January 18, 2011

  • The Internet is full of this type of material. Is it a slow news day or a video that's been shared around the EADT and Evening Star offices that you thought was so funny that you thought you had to share it with us... :(

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    Mister Cynical

    Tuesday, January 18, 2011

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