A young woman from Florida has died in a tragic car accident just days after sharing a viral video on TikTok in which she claimed to have never been in a car crash before. The incident has shocked her thousands of followers on the platform.
The accident occurred on March 17 on Highway 29 in Escambia County, Florida, where 18-year-old Kara Santorelli was driving. According to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, her vehicle was hit head-on by another car that was driving on the wrong side of the road.
Before the accident, Santorelli had posted a video to TikTok in which she boasted about never having been in a car accident. The video has since gone viral, with over 15 million views. In the video, she is seen behind the wheel of her car and writes, “When they try to call me a bad driver but I’ve never hit a person or an actual car.”
The comments section of the video is now filled with messages from friends and strangers expressing their condolences and sadness about the tragedy.
Santorelli had over 44,000 followers on TikTok, and her last video, which was posted the day before the accident, has been viewed over three million times. In the video, she is seen at the beach and behind the passenger’s seat of a vehicle.
According to her obituary, Santorelli was an active TikTok user who enjoyed creating content with her friends and family. Her death has left her loved ones and followers heartbroken.
In a Facebook post, her aunt expressed her grief over the tragedy, saying, “A little piece of my heart died today when I found out my niece went to heaven. I love your beautiful soul Kara!” Her mother also posted a heartbreaking message after the accident, saying, “I love you Kara. God blessed me with you.”
The accident is a tragic reminder of the dangers of reckless driving and the importance of staying vigilant on the road. It is also a stark reminder of the power of social media and how quickly something can go viral, even if it was not intended to do so. Our thoughts are with Kara Santorelli’s family and friends during this difficult time.