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OMG! There's a Dead Girl on Google Street View! (Nope, Just Kidding)

azura beebeejaun and her google street view image
In an innocent hoax that tickles our schadenfreude bone (we think it's located somewhere near the patella?), a cherubic and awesomely named Azura Beebeejaun -- aged 10, and of Worcester, England -- lay face-down in the gutter. Azura cast her shoes aside for effect, and, naturally, a Google Street View car doddered past, resulting in a multi-angled image of young Azura on Google, looking much like child-roadkill. The photos ignited concern that there had been an unreported crime in the neighborhood, but, after some quick detective work, Azura turned up very much alive. She told The Daily Mail, "I'm quite chuffed I'm on the Internet. It is quite funny and I can't wait to tell my classmates when I go back to school."

The now-famous Azura had only been playing a game with her friend; she'd tripped and decided to play dead, unaware that the Google cam was planting the seeds of outrage. Local residents were quite obviously disturbed by the image -- and perhaps by the fact that the Google car didn't stop to investigate a child's body lying in the road -- but Azura turned up alive, and everyone is probably having a grand ol' chuckle about it now. We certainly did, because Azura totally kicks Horse-Boy to the curb. [From: The Daily Mail]

Tags: AzuraBeebeejaun, google, GooglePranks, GoogleStreetView, GoogleStreetViewCar, hoax, StreetViewHumor, top, worcester

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