Thursday, May 10, 2007


Man dies in parking lot dance faceoff

‘A 48-year-old man has died while dancing, trying to outdo a rival with an acrobatic move while “battle dancing,” police said.

Robert Stitt and his rival were competing in a parking lot on Main Street Monday night when he tried a forward flip and landed on his head.

“It was just two guys dancing. Everybody was laughing,” Stitt’s friend John Boxley said.

Boxley said James Brown was on the radio and Stitt wanted to outdo a rival dancer, who had flipped in the air.

Police said the victim went into cardiac arrest and was pronounced dead a short time at a local hospital.’

Looks like he got served.

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