Hurricane Irma: Man braves waves to snap photos at Key West's Southernmost Point, instantly regrets it

If a hurricane is barreling toward you, it's obviously not the best time to visit a tourist attraction and take some photos.

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But one man in Key West was caught on camera doing just that as Hurricane Irma approached.

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According to ABC News, a livestream at the Southernmost Point Buoy captured video of a man snapping pictures of the landmark as waves crashed around him – and then into him, soaking him and knocking him to the ground.

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Apparently, he wasn't the only one braving the surging waters. Other videos and screenshots purportedly from the same livestream circulated on social media.

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Although the stream has gone down, part of Saturday's footage has been posted on YouTube.

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– News965.com and Rare.us contributed to this report.

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