Popular Instagrammer dies 'subway surfing' in New York

A social media personality known for posting breathtaking views of New York City has died, after reportedly trying to climb from one train carriage to another.

Christopher Serrano, 25, had garnered a following of over 106,000 on his Instagram account (@heavy_minds) with his unique photos of the city skyline as well as some of himself perched on skyscrapers and bridges.

According to New York Post, Serrano was trying to surf a train in Brooklyn when he fell.

Gothamist reported that the photographer fell after he ventured outside of a moving train car and tried to climb on top of it.

His body was found on the roadbed not long after.