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Horrifying footage has shown a bungee jumper falling to their death after mistakenly thinking it was their time to leap – despite not having a cord attached.

Yeceina Morales, 25, reportedly leapt from the bridge in northern Colombia after hearing a signal meant for her boyfriend.

A video of the victim jumping from the viaduct to her death was filmed by another tourist from a nearby cliff.

Around 100 people were waiting to bungee off a bridge at a height of around 45 meters when the incident occurred.

Yaceina was with her boyfriend, who was ahead of her in the line for the activity.

She had not had the bungee cord fastened to her ankles when she misinterpreted a signal for her partner and jumped instead.

It is believed she suffered a fatal heart attack before she even hit the ground and was dead by the time emergency services arrived on scene.

Her heartbroken boyfriend was the first to arrive and desperately tried giving her CPR.

He is reportedly receiving medical treatment for injuries sustained trying to reach her position in the valley, and is said to be in a state of shock.

Gustavo Guzmán, the mayor of the municipality of Fredonia, Antioquia told El Tiempo: “She got confused. The signal was for the boyfriend to jump because he was already attached to the security equipment.

“They had only put the harness on her so she got confused and rushed.”

Yaceina was buried after a ceremony at Simón Bolívar neighbourhood in Medellín, where she lived with her family.

Her grieving brother, Andres Morales, said she loved to read and dance and was a happy woman.

“My sister is a girl with all the best values, happy, spontaneous, with virtues that made her love her friends, and helped the people in need,” he said.

Local authorities have opened an investigation after claims that two companies offering services and supplying equipment at the site were unauthorised to do so.

It comes just weeks after another pair of adrenaline junkies almost fell to their death when a cliff swing snapped.

Terrifying footage showed the two tourists falling off the 6,300ft ride down into the canyon below.

Thankfully, they landed on a small wooden platform just beyond the cliff edge.

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