The Hush Post | 9:43 pm | One-minute read |
In a shocking incident, a Brazilian model collapsed on the ramp and died during the last day of the Sao Paulo Fasihon Week.
Organizers said in a statement, “”SPFW has just received the news of the death of model Tales Soares, who suddenly took ill during the Ocksa show.”
SPFW, however, did not elaborate any reasons for the incident.
Model falls unconscious and dies at Fashion Week, Sao Paulo, Brazil
A Brazilian model died suddenly Saturday after fainting during the Ocksa brand fashion show that took place on the last day of Fashion Week. pic.twitter.com/WSaombtSas
— Moises Lopez (@chapoisat) April 28, 2019
According to the local media, the 26-year-old model was walking on the runway when the incident took place.
Footage circulating on social media shows Soares walking to the end of the catwalk and turning back before staggering and falling.
People present during the show gave immediate medical treatment to Soares. SPFW said he was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Hours earlier, he had posted pictures on his Instagram account about the fashion event.