Connect with us

Thailand

Thai Youtuber killed by train in Pattaya

Published

 on 

PHOTO: oh my darlin xo/Flickr

Yesterday, the body of a Thai “Youtuber” was discovered after he was hit by a train in Pattaya. Local police were notified of the accident that took place near the intersection of Soi Siam Country club just after midnight

Rescue workers and local media got to the scene to find the body of the Thai man identified as “Beer Apache”. BA’s Youtube channel posted a tribute to their fallen member early yesterday morning after his co-creators learned of his passing.

The train’s driver, 56 year old Prasert Changkep waited at the scene for police to arrive. Prasert told police that he was going from Map Taphut to Si Racha when he saw someone lying on the railway. He honked the train’s horn and pulled the brake but it was too late. Prasert adds that he saw BA lying on the tracks with cardboard under his body.

BA’s friend “Tada” AKA “Est Rom Klao” says he was drinking booze with Ba when the Youtuber became upset by something and went off on his own without letting his friends know where he was going.

Bang Lamung police are investigating BA’s passing to determine if it was an accident or possible suicide. The police plan to review nearby CCTV footage to help form a chronology of events.

If you or anyone you know is in emotional distress, please contact the Samaritans of Thailand 24-hour hotline: 02 713 6791 (English), 02 713 6793 (Thai) or the Thai Mental Health Hotline at 1323 (Thai).

SOURCE: The Pattaya News

 

Get more from The Thaiger

Join the conversation and have your say on Thailand news published on The Thaiger.

Thaiger Talk is our new Thaiger Community where you can join the discussion on everything happening in Thailand right now.

Please note that articles are not posted to the forum instantly and can take up to 20 min before being visible. Click for more information and the Thaiger Talk Guidelines.

Jack is from the USA, has a B.A. in English, and writes on a variety of topics. He lives in Thailand.

Follow Thaiger by email:

Good Morning Thailand1 min ago

Mass shooting in Thailand 37 killed | GMT

World26 mins ago

Slaughtered Thai grandfather celebrated in street sign

Hot News37 mins ago

A sickening scene as little ones massacred while sleeping at Thai nursery

Sponsored22 hours ago

Segafredo Zanetti Coffee teamed up with Bangkok Airways and hosted “Bangkok Airways Surf Festival 2022”

Guides14 hours ago

Foodie Zone: Where to get vegan desserts in Bangkok 2022

Thailand16 hours ago

Thailand News Today | 36 dead in a mass shooting at a nursery in northeast Thailand

Guides16 hours ago

5 best wine bars in Bangkok offering rich and quality wine

Join the conversation on the Thaiger Talk forums today!
North East16 hours ago

Hip businesses in northeast Thai province offer tasty food and fun experiences

Crime16 hours ago

British CEO arrested at Bangkok Airport over 40 million baht fraud accusations

Thailand16 hours ago

Thailand’s 5 national parks raise entry fees for foreigners by 100%

Bangkok16 hours ago

Ari around invites Ari people to share good deeds through the app.

Press Room17 hours ago

Where to order cannabis/weed in Thailand

Chon Buri17 hours ago

Trouserless Chon Buri man crashes car into power pole

Entertainment17 hours ago

‘The Trapped 13’ lets Wild Boars speak for themselves

Thailand17 hours ago

Reported Bangkok VIP casino vanishes into thin air

World17 hours ago

Australia sets goal of preventing any more species from going extinct

Thailand1 year ago

Morning Top Stories Thailand | Police to end protests, Human Trafficking | September 14

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Thai Airways in rehab, All go for Songkran | March 4

Tourism2 years ago

Phuket’s nightlife. Yes, bars and clubs are still open | VIDEO

Phuket2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid passport talks, Thai Airways heads to court | March 2

Tourism2 years ago

Phuket Thai food treats you need to try | VIDEO

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Bars, pubs and restaurants ‘sort of’ back to normal | Feb 23

Tourism2 years ago

In search of Cat & Dog Cafés in Phuket Town | VIDEO

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Gambling crackdown, Seafood market to reopen, Vlogger challenge | Jan 21

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid testing for visas, Business impact, Vaccine approval | January 19

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Weekend Bangkok bombs, Thailand fires, Covid update | January 18

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Stray car on runway, Indonesian quake, 300 baht tourist fee | January 15

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Governor off respirator, sex-trafficking arrest, condo prices falling | January 14

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Chinese vaccine, Thailand ‘drug hub’, Covid update | January 13

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Bangkok may ease restrictions, Phuket bar curfew, Vaccine roll out | January 12

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid latest, Cockfights closed down, Bryde’s Whale beached | January 11

Trending