Prayers up for hitchBOT, the hitchhiking robot that aspired to see the entire country via the kindness of strangers and made it as far as Philadelphia before getting curbstomped. Thanks to surveillance footage, we know how hitchBOT ended up as a pile of limbs: a brief clip shows a man in what appears to be a Randall Cunningham Eagles jersey whooping hitchBOT’s robot ass early Saturday morning.
After tossing down one of hitchBOT’s limbs, the Eagles fan walks back to continue stomping on the robot. This was what was left of hitchBOT after the beatdown, via CBC’s Lauren O’Neil:
Vaya con Dios, hitchBOT.
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