Gunnarson Crawls from the Grave in Halloween Stunt

By Sarah Klein

Everything went as planned Sunday, as Winnipeg escape artist Dean Gunnarson emerged from his early grave.


Gunnarson came back up shortly after 1:30 p.m. after being buried alive Friday night six feet underground in a steel coffin.

About 200 people showed up to the Golf Dome to watch his escape, which was planned to coincide with the same date and time of Harry Houdini’s death in 1926.

The daredevil said he was caught off guard by the trains going by next to his grave, which shook the ground and rattled his coffin whenever they went by.

Gunnarson said it was very cold, dark and damp underground, and thanked fans for their support. video/WpgCameraMan


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